What Happened on November 2, 1917

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Balfour Declaration proclaims support for a Jewish state in Palestine

British Prime Minister Arthur Balfour
British Prime Minister
Arthur Balfour
  • In WWI the 1st US soldiers are killed in combat: James Gresham, Thomas Enright and Merle Hay
  • Lansing-Ishii Agreement; US recognizes Japan's privileges in China

Famous Birthdays

  • Durward Knowles, yachtsman (Olympic gold 1968-Bahamas), born in Nassau, Bahamas