On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1917

Famous Deaths

  • JFW Adolf Ritter von Baeyer, German chemist (Nobel 1905), dies
1917 Highlights

About August 20, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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