On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1917

Historical Events

Historic Event

British government gives final approval to Balfour Declaration

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Bragan, American baseball player, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2010)
  • Nikolai Ogarkov, Soviet field marshal, born in Molokovo, Tver, Russian Republic (d. 1994)
1917 Highlights

About October 30, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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