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, American composer, born in story City, Iowa (d. 2010)
  • Rita Corita [Hendrika Sturm], Dutch pop singer ("Koffie, koffie, lekker bakkie koffie - Coffee, coffee, nice cup of coffee"), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1998)
Born in 1917
1917 Highlights

About November 24, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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