On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1917

Historical Events

  • The British Royal Family, which has had strong German ties since George I, renounces its German names and titles and adopts the name of Windsor

Famous Birthdays

  • Joshua Nkomo, Zimbabwan minister (ZAPUA)
1917 Highlights

About June 19, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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