What day of the week was August 15, 1917?

The day of the week August 15th, 1917 fell on was a Wednesday.

Jack Lynch the Irish politician, 5th Taoiseach of Ireland (d. 1999) was born on 15 August in 1917. As was Óscar Romero the Salvadoran archbishop (d. 1980) .

Thomas J. Higgins the American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1831) died on this day in 1917.