On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1917

Historical Events

  • 1st exclusively women's bowling tournament begins in St Louis

MurderMurder of Interest

Albert Anastasia is convicted of murdering longshoreman George Turino

  • Delta Phi Epsilon is founded at New York University Law School

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Basil Cotle, medievalist
  • Brian Boydell, composer
1917 Highlights

About March 17, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces