On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1917

Historical Events

  • Frank Little, IWW organizer, lynched in Butte, Montana

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert (London School of Economics), born in Leeds, England (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Little, American labor organizer (lynched) (b. 1879)
1917 Highlights

About August 1, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo