On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1917

Historical Events

  • Italy declares war on Turkey

Famous Birthdays

  • Safa Khulusi, Iraqi writer and historian, born in Baghdad (d. 1995)
1917 Highlights

About August 17, 1917

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

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