1917

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1917 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1917
MCMXVII
Ab urbe condita 2670
Armenian calendar 1366
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԶ
Assyrian calendar 6667
Bahá'í calendar 73–74
Balinese saka calendar 1838–1839
Bengali calendar 1324
Berber calendar 2867
British Regnal year Geo. 5 – 8 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2461
Burmese calendar 1279
Byzantine calendar 7425–7426
Chinese calendar 丙辰(Fire Dragon)
4613 or 4553
    — to —
丁巳年 (Fire Snake)
4614 or 4554
Coptic calendar 1633–1634
Discordian calendar 3083
Ethiopian calendar 1909–1910
Hebrew calendar 5677–5678
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1973–1974
 - Shaka Samvat 1838–1839
 - Kali Yuga 5017–5018
Holocene calendar 11917
Igbo calendar 917–918
Iranian calendar 1295–1296
Islamic calendar 1335–1336
Japanese calendar Taishō 6
(大正6年)
Javanese calendar 1847–1848
Juche calendar 6
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4250
Minguo calendar ROC 6
民國6年
Nanakshahi calendar 449
Thai solar calendar 2459–2460
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

1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) 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.

Events

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

January

February

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

March

Women calling for bread and peace - Petrograd, 8th of March, 1917

April

Lenin

May

June

July

August

September

October

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

November

December

Date unknown

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Deaths

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Nobel Prizes

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References

  1. ^ UK fatal train crash records.
  2. ^ SA Legion – Atteridgeville Branch. "The SS Mendi – A Historical Background". Navy News. South African Navy. Retrieved 20 November 2008. 
  3. ^ Pravda.[full citation needed]
  4. ^ L'Osservatore Romano, Weekly Edition in English, 12/19 August 1998, p. 9.
  5. ^ Seton-Watson, Christopher (1967). Italy from Liberalism to Fascism: 1870 to 1925. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. pp. 468–9. 
  6. ^ "Greece declares war on Central Powers". history.com. History. Archived from the original on 2015-04-01. 
  7. ^ "Minorpowers, Greece". firstworldwar.com. Archived from the original on 2015-03-14. 
  8. ^ "Suffrage Wins by 100,000 in State; Kings by 32,640". Brooklyn Daily Eagle. November 7, 1917. p. 1. 

Primary sources and year books

  • New International Year Book 1917 (1918), Comprehensive coverage of world and national affairs, 904 pp
  • American Year Book: 1917 (1918), large compendium of facts about the U.S. online complete edition
  • 1917 Coin Pictures
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