What day of the week was March 31, 1917?

The day of the week March 31st, 1917 fell on was a Saturday. There were 8 days until Easter Sunday.

Emil Adolf von Behring the German physician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1854) died on this day in 1917.

The United States takes possession of the Danish West Indies after paying $25 million to Denmark the and renames the territory the United States Virgin Islands.