On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1917

Historical Events

  • The Silvertown explosion: 73 die when a munitions factory in Essex explodes.

Famous Birthdays

  • Rudolf Maros, composer
1917 Highlights

About January 19, 1917

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn