On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1917

Historical Events

  • German Navy torpedoes 7 Dutch ships

Famous Birthdays

  • Harmen van Rossum, civil servant/resistance fighter (WWII)
  • Jack Robertson, cricketer (superb England batsman only played 11 Tests)
  • Jane Bowles, American writer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)
1917 Highlights

About February 22, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces