What Happened on May 24, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Campbell, Baron Campbell of Alloway, British judge (d. 2013)
  • Derek Hodgson, British high court judge, born in Whitefield, Manchester (d. 2002)
  • Florence Knoll Bassett, American furniture designer (Knoll), born in Saginaw, Michigan (d. 2019)
  • Theodore Hesburgh, president (University of Notre Dame), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 2015)
Born in 1917

Famous Weddings

Walter Lippmann

Writer Walter Lippmann (27) weds Faye Albertson

1917 Highlights

About May 24, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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