On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1917

Historical Events

  • Royal Bank of Canada takes over Quebec Bank

Famous Birthdays

  • Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Burnett Tylor, English anthropologist (Primitive Culture), dies at 84
1917 Highlights

About January 2, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn