On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Isabel Sanford, American actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • John King, Baron King of Wartnaby, British businessman and CEO of British Airways after its privatization, born in Brentford, Middlesex, England (d. 2005)
1917 Highlights

About August 29, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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