On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1917

Historical Events

  • Nine police officers and one civilian are killed when a bomb explodes at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin police headquarters building.

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Bilderback Hervig, composer
  • Rita Corita [Hendrika Sturm], Dutch pop singer ("Koffie, koffie, lekker bakkie koffie - Coffee, coffee, nice cup of coffee"), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1998)
1917 Highlights

About November 24, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 104 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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