On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1917

Historical Events

  • Battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army

Famous Birthdays

  • Marshall Goldberg, American NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals), born in Elkins, West Virginia (d. 2006)
1917 Highlights

About October 24, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio