1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1917th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 917th year of the 2nd millennium, the 17th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1917, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1917 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1917
MCMXVII
Ab urbe condita2670
Armenian calendar1366
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԶ
Assyrian calendar6667
Bahá'í calendar73–74
Balinese saka calendar1838–1839
Bengali calendar1324
Berber calendar2867
British Regnal yearGeo. 5 – 8 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar2461
Burmese calendar1279
Byzantine calendar7425–7426
Chinese calendar丙辰(Fire Dragon)
4613 or 4553
    — to —
丁巳年 (Fire Snake)
4614 or 4554
Coptic calendar1633–1634
Discordian calendar3083
Ethiopian calendar1909–1910
Hebrew calendar5677–5678
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1973–1974
 - Shaka Samvat1838–1839
 - Kali Yuga5017–5018
Holocene calendar11917
Igbo calendar917–918
Iranian calendar1295–1296
Islamic calendar1335–1336
Japanese calendarTaishō 6
(大正6年)
Javanese calendar1847–1848
Juche calendar6
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4250
Minguo calendarROC 6
民國6年
Nanakshahi calendar449
Thai solar calendar2459–2460
Tibetan calendar阳火龙年
(male Fire-Dragon)
2043 or 1662 or 890
    — to —
阴火蛇年
(female Fire-Snake)
2044 or 1663 or 891

EventsEdit

Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

 
President Woodrow Wilson of the United States announces to Congress the breaking of diplomatic relations with Germany

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

 
Lenin

MayEdit

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

OctoberEdit

 
Brazilian President Venceslau Brás signs a declaration of war against the Central Powers

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

 
The Senate of Finland in 1917

Date unknownEdit

BirthsEdit

Births
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AprilEdit

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JulyEdit

AugustEdit

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OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

Date unknownEdit

DeathsEdit

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April–JuneEdit

July–SeptemberEdit

October–DecemberEdit

Nobel PrizesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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Further readingEdit

  • Williams, John. The Other Battleground The Home Fronts: Britain, France and Germany 1914-1918 (1972) pp 175–242.

Primary sources and year booksEdit