What day of the week was May 21, 1917?

The day of the week May 21st, 1917 fell on was a Monday.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is established through royal charter to mark the record and maintain the graves and places of commemoration of Commonwealth of Nations military forces. The Great Atlanta fire of 1917 causes $5.5 million in damages the destroying some 300 acres including 2,000 homes, businesses and churches, displacing about 10,000 people but leading to only one fatality (due to heart attack).