On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Sultan Yahya Petra, 6th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia (1975-79), born in Kota Bharu, Kelantan (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMackenzie Bowell

Mackenzie Bowell, 5th Prime Minister of Canada (1894-96), dies of pneumonia at 93

5th Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie Bowell
5th Prime Minister of Canada
Mackenzie Bowell

1917 Highlights

About December 10, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius