What happened this day in history October 26, 1917

What are the important events that happened on October 26, 1917? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 26, 1917: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 26, 1917 is the 299th day of the year 1917 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 66 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 13, 1917 – a Friday. 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 ‘dihectaenneacontaenneagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $3,539.30. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Scorpio 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 26, 1917 Historical Events

  • 1917
    World War I: Battle of Caporetto; Italy suffers a catastrophic defeat at the forces of Austria-Hungary and Germany. The young unknown Oberleutnant Erwin Rommel captures Mount Matajur with only 100 Germans against a force of over 7000 Italians.
  • 1917
    World War I: Brazil declared in state of war with Central Powers.

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