What Happened on March 1, 1917

Historical Events

  • 1st federal land bank chartered in USA
  • US government releases the plain text of the "Zimmermann Telegram" to the public

Famous Birthdays

Dinah ShoreDinah Shore (1917-1994)

American singer (See the USA in a Chevrolet), actress and TV personality (Dinah Shore Show; Nabisco DS Championship), born in Winchester, Tennessee

  • Robert Lowell, American poet/pacifist (Lord Weary's Castle, Near the Ocean), born in Boston, Massachusetts
1917 Highlights

About March 1, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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