On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1917

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British government gives final approval to Balfour Declaration

British Prime Minister Arthur Balfour
British Prime Minister
Arthur Balfour

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? 103 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio