What day of the week was October 31, 1917?

The day of the week October 31st, 1917 fell on was a Wednesday.

There were 55 days until Christmas.

William Hardy McNeill the Canadian historian, author, and academic was born on 31 October in 1917. As was Gordon Steege the Australian soldier and pilot (d. 2013) .

World War I: Battle of Beersheba the "last successful cavalry charge in history".