On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1917

Historical Events

  • The USA is the first nation to recognize the new government of Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Pick, British publisher (William Heinemann), (d. 2000)
  • Josephine van Gasteren, Dutch actress and director (Bluejackets, De kleine zielen), born in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • Virginia Grey, American actress (Another Thin Man, Idiot's Delight, Idaho), born in Edendale, California (d. 2004)
1917 Highlights

About March 22, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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