On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahron Soloveichik, Orthodox Jewish rabbi, born in Khislavichi, Russia (d. 2001)
  • Danielle Darrieux, French actress (Alexander the Great, Mayerling)
  • Giovanni "John" Beradino, American MLB infielder (St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians) and actor (General Hospital), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1996)

Famous Weddings

Jimmie Rodgers

Country singer Jimmie Rodgers (19) weds Stella Kelley

Famous Deaths

  • Jose E Rodo, Uruguayan writer (Motivos de proteo), dies
1917 Highlights

About May 1, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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