On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1917

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Maxim Gorky calls Vladimir Lenin a blind fanatic and unthinking adventurer

Playwright & Author Maxim Gorky
Playwright & Author
Maxim Gorky
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin

Famous Birthdays

  • Sem Presser, Dutch press photographer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1986)
1917 Highlights

About November 21, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio