On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1917

Historical Events

  • Petrograd Soviet accepts establishment of Military
  • World War I: Brazil declares it is in a state of war with the Central Powers

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario Biaggi, American politician (Rep-D&R-NY, 1969-88), born in New York (d. 2015)
1917 Highlights

About October 26, 1917

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

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