Historical Events In 1917
Saturday, 25 January 2020
Mar 15 Nicholas II, last Russian tsar, says he will abdicate [3/3 OS] on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
Mar 19 Navy Department authorizes enrollment of women in Naval Reserve with ratings of yeoman, radio electrician, or other essential ratings in the year 1917.
Mar 19 US Supreme Court upheld 8-hour work day for railroad employees (Adamson Act) in the year 1917.
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 In the year 1917 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 On this day in history 1st female US Navy Petty Officer is Loretta Walsh
Mar 21 Loretta Walsh becomes first woman Navy petty officer when sworn in as Chief Yeoman on this day in history.
Mar 22 In the year 1917 c S Pick, publisher
Mar 22 In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.
Mar 23 Launching of USS New Mexico, first dreadnought with turboelectric drive in the year 1917.
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1917.
Mar 29 Arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds) on this day in history.
Mar 29 On this day in history fran Gerbic, composer, dies at 76
Mar 30 In the year 1917 els Aarne, composer
Mar 31 In the year 1917 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 On this day in history johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight)
Apr 01 Scott Joplin, ragtime composer (Sting), dies at 48 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1917.
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) in the year 1917.