On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Lew Worsham, American golfer (US Open 1947; Ryder Cup 1947), born in Pittsylvania County, Virginia (d. 1990)
  • Robert Adams, English sculptor and designer, born in Far Cotton, Northampton (d. 1984)
1917 Highlights

About October 5, 1917

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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