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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

Jun 16   The first Congress of Soviets convene in Russia on this day in history.  

Jun 17   British king George V takes the name Windsor on this day in history.  

Jun 17   In the year 1917 the birth of Dean Martin, American film actor and singer  

Jun 18   Akhmet Jevdet Ismail Hajiyev, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history after WW I King George V ordered members of British royal family to dispense with German titles & surnames, they take the name Windsor  

Jun 19   In the year 1917 after WW I King George V ordered members of British royal family to dispense with German titles &surnames, they take the name Windsor  

Jun 19   In the year 1917 joshua Nkomo, Zimbabwan minister (ZAPUA)  

Jun 20   J Palisa discovers asteroid #876 Scott on this day in history.  

Jun 20   James Mason Crafts, US chemist, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Hawaiian Red Cross forms on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Hawaiian Red Cross founded on this day in history.  

Jun 23   31st US Womens Tennis: Molla Mallory beat Marion Vanderhoef (46 60 62) on this day in history.  

Jun 23   On this day in history sid Watters Jr, horse trainer  

Jun 24   In the year 1917 russian Black Sea fleet mutiny at Sebastopol  

Jun 26   In the year 1917 1st US Expeditionary Force arrive in France during WW I  

Jun 26   The first American Expeditionary Force arrive in France during WW I on this day in history.  

Jun 26   William Hamilton, British MP on this day in history.  

Jun 27   1st baseball player (Hank Gowdy) to enter WW I military service in the year 1917.  

Jun 27   Gustav von Schmolle, German economist (Historical School), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jun 27   K M Rangnekar, cricketer (batted in 3 Tests India v Australia 1947-48) on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Ultonia, built for Cunard by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on Tyne, of 8845 tons, she was sunk by the German submarine U53 190 miles south west of the Fastnet Rock. Two people were killed in the year 1917.  

Jun 28   Potato entrepreneurs begins in Amsterdam in the year 1917.  

Jun 28   Willem "Wim" Sonneveld, Dutch singer/actor (My Fair Lady) on this day in history.  

Jun 30   On this day in history lena Horne, Bkln NY, actress/singer (Stormy Weather, Wiz)  

Jul 01   Race riots in East St Louis Illinois (40 to 200 reported killed) on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Herbert Beerbohm Tree, English actor/director (Hamlet), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 02   On this day in history pierre Dubois, Dutch literary  

Jul 02   In the year 1917 riots in East St Louis Mo  

Jul 03   On this day in history helene Cordet, entertainer/nightclub owner  

Jul 03   Spontaneous demonstration at Tauride-palace Petrograd in the year 1917.  

Jul 04   In the year 1917 engineers at Langley Field in Virginia called an airplane flying several miles away  

Jul 04   Johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskreet), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Glenn Reeves, Massillon OH, actor (Defending Your Life) on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history hugo Cole, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   In the year 1917 birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

Jan 06   On this day in history hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   In the year 1917 evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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