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Historical Events In 1917

Saturday, 19 October 2019

Jun 16   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 20   James Mason Crafts, US chemist, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jun 21   On this day in history hawaiian Red Cross forms  

Jun 21   In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   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) in the year 1917.  

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

Jun 30   On this day in history lena Horne, Bkln NY, actress/singer (Stormy Weather, Wiz)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 03   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 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   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   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1917 birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   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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