On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Eglevsky, Russian-born ballet dancer & teacher (Limelight), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1977)
  • Diana Athill, English writer and editor (Stet), born in London, England (d. 2019)
  • Sophie Masloff, American politician, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
1917 Highlights

About December 21, 1917

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius