On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1917

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

In China, Sun Yat-sen and his supporters' 'rump' parliament establishes a military government and elects Sun Yat-sen as commander-in-Chief

Father of Modern China Sun Yat-sen
Father of Modern China
Sun Yat-sen

1917 Highlights

About August 31, 1917

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo