What Happened on July 6, 1917

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

T. E. Lawrence captures port of Aqaba from Turks

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Lydiard, New Zealand running coach, born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2004)
  • Hugo Cole, composer and music critic, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Hugo Yarnold, English cricketer (Worcestershire keeper & Test umpire), born in Worchester, England (d. 1974)
Born in 1917
1917 Highlights

About July 6, 1917

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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