On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1917

Historical Events

  • Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Herbert, American scientist and TV host (Watch Mr Wizard), born in Waconia, Minnesota (d. 2007)
  • Hugh Alexander, American baseball player, born in Buffalo, Missouri (d. 2000)
  • Reg Smythe, English cartoonist (Andy Capp), born in Hartlepool, County Durham, England (d. 1998)
1917 Highlights

About July 10, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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