On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1917

Historical Events

  • Moldavian Republic declares independence from Russia
  • World War I: An armistice is reached between the new Russian Bolshevik government and the Central Powers.

Famous Birthdays

  • Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, Pakistani Urdu linguist and writer, born in Delhi, British India (d. 2005)
1917 Highlights

About December 15, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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