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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 20 September 2020

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 in the year 1917.  

Jun 17   The birth of Dean Martin, American film actor and singer on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history joshua Nkomo, Zimbabwan minister (ZAPUA)  

Jun 20   On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #876 Scott  

Jun 20   In the year 1917 james Mason Crafts, US chemist, dies at 78  

Jun 21   On this day in history hawaiian Red Cross forms  

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

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

Jun 23   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history the first American Expeditionary Force arrive in France during WW I  

Jun 26   In the year 1917 william Hamilton, British MP  

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   In the year 1917 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.  

Jun 28   Potato entrepreneurs begins in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

Jun 28   On this day in history willem "Wim" Sonneveld, Dutch singer/actor (My Fair Lady)  

Jun 30   Lena Horne, Bkln NY, actress/singer (Stormy Weather, Wiz) on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Race riots in East St Louis Illinois (40 to 200 reported killed) in the year 1917.  

Jul 02   In the year 1917 herbert Beerbohm Tree, English actor/director (Hamlet), dies  

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   Helene Cordet, entertainer/nightclub owner in the year 1917.  

Jul 03   Spontaneous demonstration at Tauride-palace Petrograd on this day in history.  

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

Jul 04   On this day in history johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskreet), dies at 84  

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

Jul 06   Hugo Cole, composer in the year 1917.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

Jan 25   On this day in history edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

Jan 29   On this day in history evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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