On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree)
  • Fidel S├ínchez Hern├índez, Salvadoran politician (d. 2003)
  • Lawrence F O'Brien, (Watergate conspirators broke into his office)
  • Woodrow Wilson "Red" Sovine, American country music singer, born in Charleston, West Virginia (d. 1980)
1917 Highlights

About July 7, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer