What Happened on March 17, 1921

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Dr Marie Stopes opens Britain's 1st birth control clinic in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lenin proclaims New Economic Politics

Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin
  • Sailors revolt in Kronstadt (thousands die)
  • The Second Republic of Poland adopts the March Constitution.

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Barron, Scottish accountant and CEO (Midland Bank), born in Gorebridge, Midlothian, Scotland (d. 2015)
  • Mick Harvey, cricketer (in Newcastle Brother of Neil Test umpire)