On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1917

Historical Events

  • Tornadoes kills 211 over 4 days in Midwest US

Famous Birthdays

  • H C Allen, American historian
  • Johnny Guarnieri, American stride and jazz stride pianist, and harpsichordist (The Gramercy Five; The Morey Amsterdam Show), born in New York City (d. 1985) (d. 1985)
  • Kenneth Tobey, American actor (The Thing from Another World, Innerspace, Whirlybirds), born in Oakland, California (d. 2002)
  • Patricia Burke, actress (Forbidden), born in Milan, Italy
1917 Highlights

About March 23, 1917

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries