What Happened on July 4, 1917

Historical Events

Red October

Troops of the Russian Provisional Government open fire on protesters in Petrograd during the 'July Days' of unrest

Famous Birthdays

  • Manolete [Manuel Laureano Rodríguez Sánchez], Spanish bullfighter, born in Córdoba, Andalucia, Spain (d. 1947)
Born in 1917

Famous Deaths

  • Johan Hendrik Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskreet), dies at 84
1917 Highlights

About July 4, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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