On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1917

Historical Events

  • De Falla's ballet "El Sombrero de tres Picos" premieres in Madrid
  • J.M. Barrie's play "Old Lady Shows Her" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • R G Armstrong [Robert Golden], American actor (Predator, Dick Tracey, T.H.E. Cat), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Spyridon Filiskos Samaras, Greek composer, dies at 53
1917 Highlights

About April 7, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries