Here are some highlights from The Buffalo Evening News of March 15, 1917:
* Revolution swept Russia as Petrograd, Russia's capital, falls to revolutionists. A provisional government was put in place but would not last long as a second revolution was coming in the fall of 1917.
* President Woodrow Wilson praised Buffalo's Red Cross for its proposal to enroll 20,000 members as "splendid evidence of patriotism."
* Railroad officials attempted to seek a compromise with workers to avoid a potential strike. President Wilson was expected to intervene if necessary.
* J. J. Regnet, a Tonawanda bartender, was fined $25 after he pleaded guilty to a charge of "Sunday liquor selling."
Here's the front page of The Buffalo Evening News from March 15, 1917: