On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1917

Historical Events

  • British win a battle against Turks at Gaza
  • Stanley Cup Final, Seattle Ice Arena, Seattle, WA: Seattle Metropolitans (PCHA) beat Montreal Canadiens (NHL), 9-1 for a 3-1 series victory; first US team to win SC

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Graham Hall, English circuit court judge
  • Rufus Thomas [Mr. Swing], American musician (Do the Funky Chicken), born in Cayce, Mississippi (d. 2001)
1917 Highlights

About March 26, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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