1917 in the United States

Events from the year 1917 in the United States

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1917
in
the United States

Decades:
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IncumbentsEdit

Federal GovernmentEdit

EventsEdit

January–MarchEdit

 
President Wilson before Congress, announcing the break in the official relations with Germany
 
February 24: The Zimmermann Telegram is shown to the U.S. government.

April–JuneEdit

July–SeptemberEdit

October–DecemberEdit

UndatedEdit

  • George Drumm writes the concert march "Hail, America" in New York City.
  • The calendar year is the coolest averaged over the contiguous United States in mean temperature (average of 50.06 °F or 10.03 °C against a long-term average of 51.86 °F or 11.03 °C)[10] and minimum temperature (37.62 °F or 3.12 °C against a long-term average of 39.84 °F or 4.36 °C).[11] it is also the second-driest with a coast-to-coast average precipitation of 25.35 inches or 643.9 millimetres against a long-term mean of 29.57 inches or 751.1 millimetres.[12]

OngoingEdit

BirthsEdit

January–FebruaryEdit

March–AprilEdit

MayEdit

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JulyEdit

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October–NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

DeathsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ MacLaren, Don (1998). "Prostitute March 1917". FoundSF. Retrieved 2019-02-05.
  2. ^ Powell, John (2009). Encyclopedia of North American Immigration. New York: Infobase Publishing. p. 137. ISBN 978-1-4381-1012-7.
  3. ^ Cyrulik, John M. (2003). A Strategic Examination of the Punitive Expedition Into Mexico, 1916–1917. US Army Command and General Staff College. pp. 67–68.
  4. ^ "Mongolia". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History and Heritage Command. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  5. ^ Venzon, Anne Cipriano, ed. (1995). United States in the First World War: An Encyclopedia. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-1-135-68453-2.
  6. ^ Hampton Roads Naval Historical Foundation (February 2014). Images of America: Naval Station Norfolk. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing. p. 7.
  7. ^ "Suffrage Wins by 100,000 in State; Kings by 32,640". Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 1917-11-07. p. 1.
  8. ^ Day, Preston C.; ‘Extreme Cold in the Yukon Region’; in ‘The Cold Winter of 1917-18’; Monthly Weather Review; 46(12), pp. 571-572
  9. ^ Naval History & Heritage Command. "Jacob Jones". DANFS. Retrieved 2009-04-24.
  10. ^ Contiguous U.S. Average Temperature, January to December
  11. ^ Contiguous U.S. Minimum Temperature, January to December
  12. ^ Contiguous US Precipitation, January to December
  13. ^ Chawkins, Steve; Thursby, Keith (3 July 2014). "Louis Zamperini dies at 97; Olympic track star and WWII hero". Obituary. Los Angeles Times.
  14. ^ "Ella Fitzgerald | Biography, Music, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 14 February 2020.
  15. ^ "William Knowles, Nobel Winner in Chemistry, Dies at 95". The New York Times. June 15, 2012.
  16. ^ Baugess, James S.; DeBolt, Abbe Allen (2012). Encyclopedia of the Sixties: A Decade of Culture and Counterculture Volume 1. Santa Barbara: Greenwood. p. 259. ISBN 978-0-31332-945-6.
  17. ^ "Susan Hayward | Biography & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 20 October 2020.
  18. ^ Thomas, Robert McG. Jr. (1997-06-06). "Dennis James, 79, TV Game Show Host and Announcer, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved May 16, 2010.
  19. ^ McArdle, Terence (2022-04-15). "Art Rupe, record mogul who helped launch Little Richard and Sam Cooke, dies at 104". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2022-04-16.
  20. ^ Carlson, Michael (July 30, 2017). "June Foray obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved March 19, 2018.
  21. ^ Holcomb B. Noble and Charles McGrath, Louis Auchincloss, Chronicler of New York's Upper Crust, Dies at 92 The New York Times. Retrieved on January 27, 2010.

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