On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1917

Historical Events

  • Dutch 2nd Chamber approves 1908 conscription draft

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Norton Lorenz, American mathematician and meteorologist, born in West Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2008)
1917 Highlights

About May 23, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 103 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini