On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1917

Historical Events

  • Sir Thomas Whyte introduces the first income tax in Canada as a "temporary" measure (lowest bracket is 4% and highest is 25%).

Famous Birthdays

  • Whipper Billy Watson, Canadian professional wrestler, born in East York, Ontario, Canada (d. 1990)
1917 Highlights

About July 25, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo