What day of the week was July 17, 1917?

The day of the week July 17th, 1917 fell on was a Tuesday.

Bijon Bhattacharya the Indian actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1978) was born on 17 July in 1917. As was Lou Boudreau the American baseball player and manager (d. 2001) , Phyllis Diller the American comedian, actress, and singer (d. 2012) , Kenan Evren the Turkish general and politician, 7th President of Turkey , Christiane Rochefort the French author (d. 1998) .

King George V issues a Proclamation stating that the male line descendants of the British Royal Family will bear the surname Windsor.