What the sky looked like on October 05, 1917
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 10/5/1917, UK date format: 5/10/1917
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 5, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Allen Ludden and Magda Szabo.
All at Sea, directed by Charles Frend, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..