April 9, 1917 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Battle of Arras begins
  • Vimy Ridge in France stormed by Canadian troops

Birthdays in History

  • Johannes Bobrowski, writer

Deaths in History

  • Edward Thomas, poet, killed in WW I
  • James Hope Moulton, British scholar of Classical Greek (b. 1863)