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Headlines From 1917 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1917 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1917 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1917 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1917 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1917 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1917 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1917 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1917 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1917 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1917 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
January 10th 1917US President Woodrow Wilson’s December 1916 note is responded to by the Allied Governments, outlining their terms for ending the war.
February 10th 1917Johanna Westerdijk is the Netherlands’ 1st female professor
March 21st 1917Loretta Walsh becomes the 1st female Petty Officer in the US Navy
April 11th 1917Red Sox’s Babe Ruth beats the NY Yankees pitching 3-hit 10-3 win.
May 18th 1917Selective Service Act is passed by US congress. The federal government is now authorised to raise a national army through compulsory enlistment to enter WWI.
June 19th 1917The British Royal Family renounces its German names, along with titles and adopts the name Windsor.
July 28th 1917Writer and Civil Rights Activist, James Weldon Johnson organises a Silent Parade march on 5th Avenue, New York city, where 10,000 African-Americans protest against lynching.
August 28th 1917Ten Suffragists are arrested for picketing the White House.
September 27th 1917Broadhurst Theatre is unveiled in New York city, 235 W 44th St
October 8th 1917Russian Revolutionary, Leon Trotsky is named chairman of the Petrograd Soviet as the Bolsheviks gain control.
November 29th 1917The Supreme Allied War Council meets at Versailles to define war aims.
December 18th 1917US congress approve the 18th amendment authorizing prohibition of alcohol, and sent to the states for ratification.
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A Newspaper From 1917

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).