Historical Events In 1917
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Mar 15 In the year 1917 nicholas II, last Russian tsar, says he will abdicate [3/3 OS]
Mar 17 On this day in history 1st exclusively women's bowling tournament begins in St Louis
Mar 17 On this day in history arthur Basil Cotle, medievalist
Mar 17 In the year 1917 tsar Nicolas II of Russia abdicates the throne
Mar 18 On this day in history william Shalders, S Afr cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies
Mar 19 In the year 1917 navy Department authorizes enrollment of women in Naval Reserve with ratings of yeoman, radio electrician, or other essential ratings.
Mar 19 US Supreme Court upheld 8-hour work day for railroad employees (Adamson Act) in the year 1917.
Mar 19 In the year 1917 uS Supreme Court upheld 8-hr work day for railroad employees
Mar 20 On this day in history dolf Verspoor, literary/interpreter (M Nijhoff Prize 1958)
Mar 20 Lieutenant FH McNamara, 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, becomes the only member of the AFC to win a Victoria Cross for his action in the raid on Tel el Hasi, Palestine in the year 1917.
Mar 21 1st female US Navy Petty Officer is Loretta Walsh on this day in history.
Mar 21 Loretta Walsh becomes first woman Navy petty officer when sworn in as Chief Yeoman in the year 1917.
Mar 22 C S Pick, publisher in the year 1917.
Mar 22 One week after socialist revolutionaries forced Russian Czar Nicholas II to abdicate, the United States becomes the first government in the world to recognize Russia’s provincial government on this day in history.
Mar 23 4 day series of tornadoes kills 211 in Midwest US in the year 1917.
Mar 23 On this day in history h C Allen, American historian
Mar 23 In the year 1917 launching of USS New Mexico, first dreadnought with turboelectric drive
Mar 23 Tornadoes kills 211 over 4 days in Midwest US in the year 1917.
Mar 26 Jean Graham Hall, circuit court judge (England) on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history stanley Cup: Seattle Metropolitans (PCHA) beat Montreal Canadiens (NHL), 3 games to 1
Mar 27 In the year 1917 cyrus R Vance, US Secretary of State (1977-80)
Mar 27 Lt. Frederick M. W. Harvey (Lord Strathcona's Horse Cdn.) wins the Victoria Cross at Gyencourt France in the year 1917.
Mar 28 Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv & Jaffa by Turkish authorities on this day in history.
Mar 29 Arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds) on this day in history.
Mar 29 Fran Gerbic, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Mar 30 In the year 1917 els Aarne, composer
Mar 31 On this day in history uS purchases Danish West Indies for $25M & renames them Virgin Islands
Mar 31 US purchases Danish West Indies for $25M and renames them Virgin Islands on this day in history.
Apr 01 Johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight) on this day in history.
Apr 01 On this day in history scott Joplin, ragtime composer (Sting), dies at 48
Apr 02 Dabbs Greer, Fairview Mo, actor (Gunsmoke, Little House on Prairie) in the year 1917.
Apr 02 Jeannette Rankin becomes 1st women member of US House of Reps on this day in history.
Apr 02 Pres Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany in the year 1917.
Apr 03 Bill Finegan, Newark NJ, (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue) on this day in history.