On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)
  • Vernon A. Walters, American diplomat and US permanent rep to the UN (1989-91), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
1917 Highlights

About January 3, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn