What happened this day in history October 15, 1917

What are the important events that happened on October 15, 1917? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 15, 1917: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 15, 1917 is the 288th day of the year 1917 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 77 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 2, 1917 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectaoctacontaoctagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $34,804.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Snake is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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October 15, 1917 Historical Events

  • 1917
    World War I: At Vincennes outside of Paris, Dutch dancer Mata Hari is executed by firing squad for spying for the German Empire.

Who were born on October 15, 1917?

  • 1917
    Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., American historian and political commentator (d. 2007)
  • 1917
    Jan Miner, American actress (d. 2004)

Who died on October 15, 1917?

  • 1917
    Mata Hari, Dutch dancer and spy (b. 1876)

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