On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1917

Famous Deaths

  • Squadron Commander E.H. Dunning, first pilot to land his aircraft on a moving ship. (b. 1891)
1917 Highlights

About August 7, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo