On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Aitken, Zen co-founder (Diamond Sangha), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • William Scranton, American Republican Party politician and diplomat, born in Madison, Connecticut (d. 2013)
1917 Highlights

About July 19, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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