On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1917

Historical Events

Historic Event

US liner Housatonic is sunk by German submarine, on the same day that US President Woodrow Wilson breaks off diplomatic relations with Germany

1917 Highlights

About February 3, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius