The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2029. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1917
- January 23, 1917 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Snake in Chinese astrology.
- February 3, 1917 – World War I: The United States breaks off diplomatic relations with Germany a day after the latter announced a new policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
- February 5, 1917 – The current constitution of Mexico is adopted, establishing a federal republic with powers separated into independent executive, legislative, and judicial branches.
- March 26, 1917 – World War I: First Battle of Gaza – British troops are halted after 17,000 Turks block their advance.
- May 21, 1917 – The Great Atlanta fire of 1917 causes $5.5 million in damages, destroying some 300 acres including 2,000 homes, businesses and churches, displacing about 10,000 people but leading to only one fatality (due to heart attack).
- August 30, 1917 – Vietnamese prison guards led by Trịnh Văn Cấn mutiny at the Thái Nguyên penitentiary against local French authority.
- September 14, 1917 – Russia is officially proclaimed a republic.
- October 15, 1917 – World War I: At Vincennes outside Paris, Dutch dancer Mata Hari is executed by firing squad for spying for the German Empire.
- October 23, 1917 – Lenin calls for the October Revolution.
- December 9, 1917 – World War I: Field Marshal Allenby captures Jerusalem, Palestine.
Who Were Born On 1917?
- January 25, 1917 – Ilya Prigogine, Russian-Belgian chemist and physicist; Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2003)
- March 14, 1917 – Alan Smith, English lieutenant and pilot (d. 2013)
- April 1, 1917 – Sheldon Mayer, American author and illustrator (d. 1991)
- April 29, 1917 – Maya Deren, Ukrainian-American director, poet, and photographer (d. 1961)
- June 11, 1917 – Joseph B. Wirthlin, American businessman and religious leader (d. 2008)
- July 1, 1917 – Humphry Osmond, English-American lieutenant and psychiatrist (d. 2004)
- July 17, 1917 – Kenan Evren, Turkish general and politician, 7th President of Turkey (d. 2015)
- August 30, 1917 – Denis Healey, English soldier and politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (d. 2015)
- December 1, 1917 – Marty Marion, American baseball player and manager (d. 2011)
- December 29, 1917 – Ramanand Sagar, Indian director and producer (d. 2005)