On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1917

Historical Events

  • Han Yong-woon, found Zen awakening at Osean Monastery Korea

Famous Birthdays

  • Ezra Stone [Chaim Feinstone], American director, actor and producer (My Living Doll, Henry Aldrich), born in New Bedford, Massachusetts (d. 1994)
  • Sylvia Syms, American jazz singer (Hello Dolly, Dream Girl, Them There Eyes), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1992)
1917 Highlights

About December 2, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius