Historical Events In 1917
Monday, 20 May 2019
Mar 15 In the year 1917 nicholas II, last Russian tsar, says he will abdicate [3/3 OS]
Mar 17 1st exclusively women's bowling tournament begins in St Louis on this day in history.
Mar 17 On this day in history arthur Basil Cotle, medievalist
Mar 17 On this day in history tsar Nicolas II of Russia abdicates the throne
Mar 18 William Shalders, S Afr cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies in the year 1917.
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 In the year 1917 uS Supreme Court upheld 8-hour work day for railroad employees (Adamson Act)
Mar 19 US Supreme Court upheld 8-hr work day for railroad employees in the year 1917.
Mar 20 In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1917 1st female US Navy Petty Officer is Loretta Walsh
Mar 21 In the year 1917 loretta Walsh becomes first woman Navy petty officer when sworn in as Chief Yeoman.
Mar 22 On this day in history c S Pick, publisher
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 In the year 1917 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) in the year 1917.
Mar 26 In the year 1917 stanley Cup: Seattle Metropolitans (PCHA) beat Montreal Canadiens (NHL), 3 games to 1
Mar 27 Cyrus R Vance, US Secretary of State (1977-80) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1917 jews are expelled from Tel Aviv & Jaffa by Turkish authorities
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 On this day in history els Aarne, composer
Mar 31 On this day in history uS purchases Danish West Indies for $25M & renames them Virgin Islands
Mar 31 In the year 1917 uS purchases Danish West Indies for $25M and renames them Virgin Islands
Apr 01 Johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight) in the year 1917.
Apr 01 On this day in history 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 Jeannette Rankin becomes 1st women member of US House of Reps on this day in history.
Apr 02 On this day in history 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.