In 1917, A Postage Stamp Cost 2 Cents

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Woodrow Wilson is president of the US

Exotic Dancer Mata Hari is executed by the French for passing military secrets to the Germans

The October Revolution establishes Lenin as the leader of the new Bolshevik government in Russia

The Selective Service Act provides for the first national draft in the US

The US acquires the Virgin Islands from Denmark

Zsa Zsa Gabor, Ella Fitzgerald, and John Kennedy are born

Chicago White Sox win the World Series

Seattle Metropolitans win the Stanley Cup

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