What Happened on March 17, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • In South Africa, British troops relieve Mafeking, besieged by the Boers since 13 October, 1899.
  • Stanley Cup: Montreal Shamrocks sweep Halifax Crescents in 2

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Newman, composer (Love is a Many Splendored Thing), born in New Haven, Connecticut