On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1917

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJoan Fontaine

Joan Fontaine, British-American actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2013)

Actress Joan Fontaine
Joan Fontaine

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Fitzsimmons, English boxer (sport's first 3-division world champion; Middleweight, Light Heavyweight, Heavyweight), dies from pneumonia at 54
1917 Highlights

About October 22, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra