On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Yardumian, American composer (Come Creator Spirit), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1985)
  • Robert Bloch, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Psycho), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1994)
1917 Highlights

About April 5, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries