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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 01 April 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 in the year 1917.  

Jun 17   On this day in history the birth of Dean Martin, American film actor and singer  

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

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 in the year 1917.  

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   Joshua Nkomo, Zimbabwan minister (ZAPUA) in the year 1917.  

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

Jun 20   On this day in history james Mason Crafts, US chemist, dies at 78  

Jun 21   Hawaiian Red Cross forms in the year 1917.  

Jun 21   On this day in history hawaiian Red Cross founded  

Jun 23   31st US Womens Tennis: Molla Mallory beat Marion Vanderhoef (46 60 62) in the year 1917.  

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   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   On this day in history 1st baseball player (Hank Gowdy) to enter WW I military service  

Jun 27   In the year 1917 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) in the year 1917.  

Jun 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 potato entrepreneurs begins in Amsterdam  

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   On this day in history race riots in East St Louis Illinois (40 to 200 reported killed)  

Jul 02   Herbert Beerbohm Tree, English actor/director (Hamlet), dies in the year 1917.  

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

Jul 02   Riots in East St Louis Mo on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Helene Cordet, entertainer/nightclub owner in the year 1917.  

Jul 03   On this day in history spontaneous demonstration at Tauride-palace Petrograd  

Jul 04   On this day in history engineers at Langley Field in Virginia called an airplane flying several miles away  

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) in the year 1917.  

Jul 06   Hugo Cole, composer on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

Jan 25   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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