On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1917

Historical Events

  • Austria-Hungarian troops conquer Forlani Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Taylor, American novelist, born in Trenton, Tennessee (d. 1994)
  • Stanley Prager, American comedian (College Bowl), born in NYC, New York (d. 1972)
1917 Highlights

About January 8, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn