Historical Events In 1917
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
Mar 15 Nicholas II, last Russian tsar, says he will abdicate [3/3 OS] in the year 1917.
Mar 17 1st exclusively women's bowling tournament begins in St Louis in the year 1917.
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 On this day in history william Shalders, S Afr cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies
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 On this day in history 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 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 1st female US Navy Petty Officer is Loretta Walsh in the year 1917.
Mar 21 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history jean Graham Hall, circuit court judge (England)
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) in the year 1917.
Mar 27 In the year 1917 lt. Frederick M. W. Harvey (Lord Strathcona's Horse Cdn.) wins the Victoria Cross at Gyencourt France
Mar 28 On this day in history jews are expelled from Tel Aviv & Jaffa by Turkish authorities
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 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 US purchases Danish West Indies for $25M and renames them Virgin Islands in the year 1917.
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 in the year 1917.
Apr 02 Dabbs Greer, Fairview Mo, actor (Gunsmoke, Little House on Prairie) on this day in history.
Apr 02 Jeannette Rankin becomes 1st women member of US House of Reps in the year 1917.
Apr 02 On this day in history pres Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany
Apr 03 In the year 1917 bill Finegan, Newark NJ, (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue)