What Happened on April 7, 1917

Historical Events

  • J.M. Barrie's play "The Old Lady Shows Her Medals" premieres in London
  • Manuel de Falla's ballet "El Sombrero de tres Picos" ("The Three-Cornered Hat") premieres at Teatro Eslava in Madrid, Spain

Famous Birthdays

  • Egil Harder, Danish concert pianist and composer (The Blue Anemone), born in Norway (d. 1997)
  • R G Armstrong [Robert Golden], American actor (Predator, Dick Tracey, T.H.E. Cat), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2012)
Born in 1917

Famous Deaths

  • Spyridon Samaras, Greek composer (Olympic Hymn), dies at 53

About April 7, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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