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? 103 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo