On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Kusuo Kitamura, Japanese 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1932), born in Kōchi, Japan (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Hussein Kamel, Sultan of Egypt (1914-17), dies at 63
1917 Highlights

About October 9, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra