October 31, 1917 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Eugene O'Neill's "In the Zone" premieres in NYC
  • World War I: Battle of Beersheba in southern Palestine - "last successful cavalry charge in history" performed by the 4th Australian Light Horse

Birthdays in History

  • William H. McNeill, Canadian-born historian (Rise of the West), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2016)