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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Jun 16   In the year 1917 the first Congress of Soviets convene in Russia  

Jun 17   On this day in history british king George V takes the name Windsor  

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

Jun 18   In the year 1917 akhmet Jevdet Ismail Hajiyev, composer  

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   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   In the year 1917 j Palisa discovers asteroid #876 Scott  

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) in the year 1917.  

Jun 23   Sid Watters Jr, horse trainer in the year 1917.  

Jun 24   Russian Black Sea fleet mutiny at Sebastopol on this day in history.  

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

Jun 26   The first American Expeditionary Force arrive in France during WW I in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history gustav von Schmolle, German economist (Historical School), dies at 79  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 28   Willem "Wim" Sonneveld, Dutch singer/actor (My Fair Lady) in the year 1917.  

Jun 30   Lena Horne, Bkln NY, actress/singer (Stormy Weather, Wiz) in the year 1917.  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history herbert Beerbohm Tree, English actor/director (Hamlet), dies  

Jul 02   Pierre Dubois, Dutch literary in the year 1917.  

Jul 02   Riots in East St Louis Mo in the year 1917.  

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

Jul 03   In the year 1917 spontaneous demonstration at Tauride-palace Petrograd  

Jul 04   Engineers at Langley Field in Virginia called an airplane flying several miles away on this day in history.  

Jul 04   In the year 1917 johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskreet), dies at 84  

Jul 05   In the year 1917 glenn Reeves, Massillon OH, actor (Defending Your Life)  

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   In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born in the year 1917.  

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   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1917 edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

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

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

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