On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1917

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Park District establishes

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Kerruish, Manx politician and President of Tyndwald Isle of Man, born in Isle of Man (d. 2003)
  • John Stokes, British MP (C), born in Sandy, Bedfordshire (d. 2003)
  • Kurt Kreuger, Swiss-German actor (Fear, Unfaithfully Yours), born in Michenberg, Germany (d. 2006)
  • Ray Scarborough, American MLB pitcher (All Star 1950), born in Mount Gilead, North Carolina (d. 1982)
1917 Highlights

About July 23, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo