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 stage and screen singer and actor (Carousel; Pajama Game), born in Santa Ana, California (d. 2005)

Famous Weddings

Auguste Rodin

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? 104 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius