Historical Events In 1917
Friday, 16 November 2018
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 Arthur Basil Cotle, medievalist in the year 1917.
Mar 17 Tsar Nicolas II of Russia abdicates the throne on this day in history.
Mar 18 William Shalders, S Afr cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies in the year 1917.
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 US Supreme Court upheld 8-hour work day for railroad employees (Adamson Act) on this day in history.
Mar 19 US Supreme Court upheld 8-hr work day for railroad employees on this day in history.
Mar 20 Dolf Verspoor, literary/interpreter (M Nijhoff Prize 1958) on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1917.
Mar 23 On this day in history 4 day series of tornadoes kills 211 in Midwest US
Mar 23 H C Allen, American historian in the year 1917.
Mar 23 On this day in history launching of USS New Mexico, first dreadnought with turboelectric drive
Mar 23 In the year 1917 tornadoes kills 211 over 4 days in Midwest US
Mar 26 Jean Graham Hall, circuit court judge (England) on this day in history.
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) in the year 1917.
Mar 27 Lt. Frederick M. W. Harvey (Lord Strathcona's Horse Cdn.) wins the Victoria Cross at Gyencourt France on this day in history.
Mar 28 Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv & Jaffa by Turkish authorities on this day in history.
Mar 29 On this day in history arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds)
Mar 29 On this day in history fran Gerbic, composer, dies at 76
Mar 30 Els Aarne, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1917 johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight)
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 On this day in history jeannette Rankin becomes 1st women member of US House of Reps
Apr 02 Pres Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany on this day in history.
Apr 03 Bill Finegan, Newark NJ, (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue) on this day in history.