What Happened on November 17, 1917

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Vladimir Lenin defends "temporary" removal of freedom of the press

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Lescoulie, American TV host (Jackie Gleason Show), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1987)
Born in 1917

Famous Deaths

Auguste RodinAuguste Rodin (1840-1917)

French sculptor (Baiser, Thinker), dies at 77

  • Charles Holroyd, English artist and curator, Director of the National Gallery (1906-16), dies at 56
1917 Highlights

About November 17, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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