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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

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

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

Jun 18   On this day in history 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   After WW I King George V ordered members of British royal family to dispense with German titles &surnames, they take the name Windsor on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history joshua Nkomo, Zimbabwan minister (ZAPUA)  

Jun 20   J Palisa discovers asteroid #876 Scott in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history sid Watters Jr, horse trainer  

Jun 24   Russian Black Sea fleet mutiny at Sebastopol in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 26   William Hamilton, British MP in the year 1917.  

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   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   On this day in history potato entrepreneurs begins in Amsterdam  

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

Jun 30   In the year 1917 lena Horne, Bkln NY, actress/singer (Stormy Weather, Wiz)  

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   Pierre Dubois, Dutch literary on this day in history.  

Jul 02   On this day in history riots in East St Louis Mo  

Jul 03   In the year 1917 helene Cordet, entertainer/nightclub owner  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 05   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

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

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

Feb 05   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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