What Happened on March 11, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st NHL championship game ever played, Toronto Arenas beats Montreal Canadiens 7-3 in 1st of 2 game set (second game on March 13)
  • British forces occupy Baghdad, the capital of Mesopotamia, after Turkish forces evacuated

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert L Carter, Caryville, Florida, American civil rights activist and judge (Brown v. Board of Education, NAACP v. Alabama) (d. 2012)