March 8, 1917 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Russian 'February Revolution' begins; riots in St Petersburg over food rations and conduct of the war.

Birthdays in History

  • A Marja, [ATE Mooy], Dutch literary (Shreds on the River)

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Dutch count/air pioneer, dies at 78

Inventor of the Zeppelin Ferdinand von Zeppelin
Inventor of the Zeppelin
Ferdinand von Zeppelin