On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Jong-suk, Wife of Kim Il-sung, mother of Kim Jung-Il, "The Heroine of the Anti-Japanese Revolution" (d. 1949)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Famous pilot James Doolittle (21) weds high school sweetheart Josephine E. Daniels

Aviation Pioneer Jimmy Doolittle
Aviation Pioneer
Jimmy Doolittle

1917 Highlights

About December 24, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn