What day of the week was October 24, 1917?

The day of the week October 24th, 1917 fell on was a Wednesday.

Marie Foster the American activist (d. 2003) was born on 24 October in 1917.

Battle of Caporetto; Italy suffers a catastrophic defeat by the forces of Austria-Hungary and Germany on the Austro- Italian front of World War I (lasts until 19 November - also called Twelfth Battle of the Isonzo).