On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Red Sox Babe Ruth beats Washington Senator Walter Johnson, 1-0

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • David Tomlinson, British actor (Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Helter Skelter), born in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England (d. 2000)
  • William Geoffrey Biddle, English bomb disposal expert, born in Bromley, Kent, England (d. 1997)