1917 in the United States

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Events from the year 1917 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

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–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Undated[edit]

  • 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)[5] and minimum temperature (37.62 °F or 3.12 °C against a long-term average of 39.84 °F or 4.36 °C).[6] 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.[7]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

January–February[edit]

March-April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August-September[edit]

October-November[edit]

December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Venzon, Anne Cipriano, ed. (1995). United States in the First World War: An Encyclopedia. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-1-135-68453-2. 
  3. ^ Hampton Roads Naval Historical Foundation (February 2014). Images of America: Naval Station Norfolk. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing. p. 7. 
  4. ^ Day, Preston C.; ‘Extreme Cold in the Yukon Region’; in ‘The Cold Winter of 1917-18’; Monthly Weather Review; 46(12), pp. 571-572
  5. ^ Contiguous U.S. Average Temperature, January to December
  6. ^ Contiguous U.S. Minimum Temperature, January to December
  7. ^ Contiguous US Precipitation, January to December

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