What Happened on February 22, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • German Navy torpedoes 7 Dutch ships
  • [NS Mar 7] Russian February Revolution begins with strike at Putilov factory in Petrograd

Famous Birthdays

  • Harmen van Rossum, civil servant/resistance fighter (WW II)
  • Jack Robertson, cricketer (superb England batsman only played 11 Tests)
  • Jane Bowles, American writer, born in New York City (d. 1973)