On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1917

Historical Events

  • 1st Annual fair at Utrecht Harbor (Netherlands)
  • 1st jazz records recorded - "Dixie Jazz Band One Step" and "Livery Stable Blues" by Original Dixieland Jass Band for the Victor Talking Machine Company

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Russian February Revolution: Tsar Nicolas II orders army to quell civil unrest in Petrograd - army mutinies [NS Mar 11]

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Taft Jr, (Sen-R-Oh)
1917 Highlights

About February 26, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces