What Happened on July 26, 1917

Historical Events

Historic Event

J. Edgar Hoover gets job in US Department of Justice

Famous Birthdays

  • Bertil Nordahl, Swedish soccer midfielder and manager (15 caps; Atalanta; Olympic gold 1948), born in Hörnefors, Sweden (d. 1998)
  • Dickie Burnell, British rower (Olympic gold double sculls 1948), born in Henley-on-Thames, England (d. 1995)
1917 Highlights

About July 26, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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