What Happened on November 8, 1917

Historical Events

  • Telephone Co runs 1st advertisement for Army operators, receives 7,000 applicants

Famous Birthdays

  • Kamal Ranadive (née Samarth), Indian cancer researcher (Indian Women Scientists' Association; Indian Cancer Research Centre), born in Poona, Bombay presidency, British India (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Colyn Blythe, English cricketer (2509 F-C wickets), dies at 38 fighting during WW I
1917 Highlights

About November 8, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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