On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1917

Historical Events

  • 1st German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East London
  • General Pershing and his HQ staff arrived in Paris during WW I

Famous Birthdays

  • Atle Selberg, Norwegian mathematician (number theory), born in Langesund, Norway (d. 2007)
  • Katherine Rawls, American swimming and diving champion, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1982)
1917 Highlights

About June 14, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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