On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1917

Historical Events

  • British submarine K13 sank in Gaire Loch, Scotland; 32 of her crew died

Famous Birthdays

  • John Raitt, American actor and singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game), born in Santa Ana, California (d. 2005)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Sculptor Auguste Rodin (76) weds Rose Beuret

Sculptor Auguste Rodin
Auguste Rodin

Famous Deaths

  • Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75
1917 Highlights

About January 29, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius