Thursday November 01, 1917
US date format: 11/1/1917, UK date format: 1/11/1917
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 1, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Richard Lewis (writer) and Zenna Henderson.
The Adventurer, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 01, 1917?
- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
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- In WWI, the 1st US soldiers are killed in combat