What Happened in Oct 1917

  • 1917 World Series

    In the 1917 World Series, the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Giants four games to two. The Series was played against the backdrop of World War... Read more

  • Miracle of the Sun

    According to the very words of the Reverend General Vicar of Leiria, who was one of the witnesses, the lady came in an 'aeroplane of light,' an... Read more

  • Dizzy Gillespie is born

    John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, singer, and composer. He was born in... Read more

  • Battle Of Caporetto

    The Battle of Caporetto (also known as the Twelfth Battle of the Isonzo or the Battle of Karfreit as it was known by the Central Powers; Slovene:... Read more

  • Brazil Declares War on Germany

    Despite the then internal political conditions, Brazil entered into World War I in 1917, alongside with the Triple Entente, after initially... Read more

  • Battle Of Beersheba

    The Battle of Beersheba took place on 31 October 1917, as part of the Sinai and Palestine campaign during World War I. The highlight of the battle... Read more

  • Third Battle Of Gaza

    The Third Battle of Gaza was fought in 1917 in southern Palestine during World War I. The British Empire forces under the command of General Edmund... Read more