On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • British assault on Broodseinde, France

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert de Klerk, Dutch composer/conductor
  • Jan Murray, comedian (Treasure Hunt, Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Marv Harshman, American basketball hall of fame coach (Pacific Lutheran, Wash State, Washington), born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin (d. 2013)