On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Faye Emerson, American actress (I've Got a Secret), born in Elizabeth, Louisiana (d. 1983)
  • Glenn Langan, American actor (Amazing Colossal Man, Margie, Jungle Heat, Rapture), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1991)
  • Pamela Brown, British actress (Cleopatra, I Know Where I'm Going!, Beckett), born in London, England (d. 1975)

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Thomson, Canadian painter (b. 1877)
1917 Highlights

About July 8, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer