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 This day in History - March 17
429 Historic Events for March 17
1906

Pres Theodore Roosevelt uses term "muckrake"

Event
1906

Carlos Calvo, Argentina diplomat (Calvo Clause), dies at 82

Death
1906

Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers beat Ottawa Silver 7, although both winning a game, Montreal outscores Ottawa 12-10

Event
1906

Michael O'Shea, Hartford Ct, actor (Denny-It's a Great Life)

Birth
1907

Jan M J van Houtte, premier Belgium (1952-54)

Birth
1908

Boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [OS=Mar 4]

Birth
1908

Radie Britain, composer

Birth
1908

Quickest world heavyweight title fight (Burns KOs Roche in 88 seconds)

Event
1908

Tommy Burns KOs Jem Roche in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1909

Patrick Reilly, British diplomat

Birth
1910

Joaquin Valverde, composer, dies at 64

Death
1910

DHC soccer team forms in Delft Neth

Event
1910

Bayard Rustin, civil rights leader

Birth
1911

Raffaele d' Alessandro, composer

Birth
1912

Camp Fire Girls organization announced by Mrs Luther Halsey Gulick

Event
1914

Sammy Baugh, Texas, NFL hall of famer QB (Wash Redskins)

Birth
1915

Hans Namuth, German/US photographer (Todos Santos, Guatemala)

Birth
1915

William Roycroft, Austria, equestrian 3 day (Olympic-bronze-1976)

Birth
1915

Walter Crane, English painter/cartoonist/illustrator, dies at 69

Death
1917

Arthur Basil Cotle, medievalist

Birth
1917

Brian Boydell, composer

Birth
1917

Tsar Nicolas II of Russia abdicates the throne [NS]

Event
1917

1st exclusively women's bowling tournament begins in St Louis

Event
1918

Wilhelmus M J Russell, Dutch attorney/Member of 1st chamber (KVP/CDA)

Birth
1918

D Arendo, [Arend Honhoff], Dutch pianist/composer (Eleonora)

Birth