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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1917.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1917: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1917?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1917 Admiral Tirpitz announces unlimited submarine war.
  • 03 Feb 1917 US liner Housatonic sunk by German sub and diplomatic relations severed
  • 04 Feb 1917 Belgium Council of Flanders established.
  • 05 Feb 1917 Morosco Theater opens at 217 W 45th Steet New York City (demolished 1982).
  • 10 Feb 1917 End of Punitive Expedition of General Pershing into Mexico.
  • 13 Feb 1917 Mata Hari is arrested for spying.
  • 15 Feb 1917 San Francisco Public Library (Main Branch at Civic center) dedicated.
  • 20 Feb 1917 Ammunitions ship explodes in Archangelsk harbor, about 1,500 die.
  • 21 Feb 1917 Train near Chirurcha Romania catches fire and explodes; 100s die.
  • 22 Feb 1917 German Navy torpedoes 7 Dutch ships.
  • 23 Feb 1917 February revolution begins in Russia.
  • 24 Feb 1917 Russian revolution breaks out (3 / 8 NS)
  • 26 Feb 1917 The Original Dixieland Jass Band records the first ever jazz record for the Victor Talking Machine Company in New York.
  • 28 Feb 1917 Russian Duma sets up Provisional Committee; workers set up Soviets.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in February 1917?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Give Me All of You
  2. - Love, Here is My Heart!
  3. - Gems from Miss Springtime
  4. - Paradise Blues
  5. - They're Wearing 'Em Higher in Hawaii

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Pyaasa

Pyaasa

Directed by: Guru Dutt

Starring: Mala Sinha, Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States of America

Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

Country: United States of America

Mother India

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Country: United States of America

Logan

Logan

Written by:

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook

Country: United States of America