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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Jun 16   On this day in history the first Congress of Soviets convene in Russia  

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

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

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

Jun 21   In the year 1917 hawaiian Red Cross forms  

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   Sid Watters Jr, horse trainer in the year 1917.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history gustav von Schmolle, German economist (Historical School), dies at 79  

Jun 27   In the year 1917 k M Rangnekar, cricketer (batted in 3 Tests India v Australia 1947-48)  

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) in the year 1917.  

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

Jul 02   In the year 1917 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   Spontaneous demonstration at Tauride-palace Petrograd on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

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

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 in the year 1917.  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

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