What Happened on March 3, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st major strike of the Russian "February Revolution" starts at the giatn Putilov factory in Petrograd [OS=Feb 18]
  • Mexico and the USA renew diplomatic relations
  • US Congress passes 1st excess profits tax on corporations

Famous Birthdays

  • Bert van Aerschot, Flemish writer (Elevator, Women)
  • Sameera Moussa, Egyptian nuclear scientist (d. 1952)