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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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The Poor Little Rich Girl

The Poor Little Rich Girl

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley, Gladys Fairbanks

Country: United States of America

A Girl's Folly

A Girl's Folly

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Robert Warwick, Doris Kenyon, June Elvidge, Jane Adair

Country: United States of America

The Vicar of Wakefield

The Vicar of Wakefield

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Boyd Marshall, Kathryn Adams, Gladys Leslie

The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Carl Harbaugh

Starring: Mary Martin, Stuart Holmes, Dan Mason, Kittens Reichert