What day of the week was March 8, 1917?

The day of the week March 8th, 1917 fell on was a Thursday.

Ferdinand von Zeppelin the German general and businessman, founded the Zeppelin Company (b. 1838) died on this day in 1917.

International Women's Day protests in St. Petersburg mark the beginning of the February Revolution (so named because it was February on the Julian calendar). The United States Senate votes to limit filibusters by adopting the cloture rule.