Historical Events In 1917
Thursday, 19 May 2022
Mar 15 Nicholas II, last Russian tsar, says he will abdicate [3/3 OS] in the year 1917.
Mar 17 In the year 1917 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 On this day in history navy Department authorizes enrollment of women in Naval Reserve with ratings of yeoman, radio electrician, or other essential ratings.
Mar 19 In the year 1917 uS Supreme Court upheld 8-hour work day for railroad employees (Adamson Act)
Mar 19 In the year 1917 uS Supreme Court upheld 8-hr work day for railroad employees
Mar 20 In the year 1917 dolf Verspoor, literary/interpreter (M Nijhoff Prize 1958)
Mar 20 On this day in history 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
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 On this day in history 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
Mar 23 4 day series of tornadoes kills 211 in Midwest US on this day in history.
Mar 23 H C Allen, American historian on this day in history.
Mar 23 Launching of USS New Mexico, first dreadnought with turboelectric drive on this day in history.
Mar 23 Tornadoes kills 211 over 4 days in Midwest US in the year 1917.
Mar 26 Jean Graham Hall, circuit court judge (England) in the year 1917.
Mar 26 Stanley Cup: Seattle Metropolitans (PCHA) beat Montreal Canadiens (NHL), 3 games to 1 in the year 1917.
Mar 27 Cyrus R Vance, US Secretary of State (1977-80) on this day in history.
Mar 27 On this day in history lt. Frederick M. W. Harvey (Lord Strathcona's Horse Cdn.) wins the Victoria Cross at Gyencourt France
Mar 28 Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv & Jaffa by Turkish authorities in the year 1917.
Mar 29 In the year 1917 arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds)
Mar 29 On this day in history fran Gerbic, composer, dies at 76
Mar 30 Els Aarne, composer in the year 1917.
Mar 31 US purchases Danish West Indies for $25M & renames them Virgin Islands on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1917 uS purchases Danish West Indies for $25M and renames them Virgin Islands
Apr 01 In the year 1917 johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight)
Apr 01 In the year 1917 scott Joplin, ragtime composer (Sting), dies at 48
Apr 02 In the year 1917 dabbs Greer, Fairview Mo, actor (Gunsmoke, Little House on Prairie)
Apr 02 In the year 1917 jeannette Rankin becomes 1st women member of US House of Reps
Apr 02 In the year 1917 pres Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany
Apr 03 Bill Finegan, Newark NJ, (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue) in the year 1917.