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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

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   Akhmet Jevdet Ismail Hajiyev, composer in the year 1917.  

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   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 joshua Nkomo, Zimbabwan minister (ZAPUA)  

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

Jun 20   In the year 1917 james Mason Crafts, US chemist, dies at 78  

Jun 21   Hawaiian Red Cross forms in the year 1917.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 26   On this day in history the first American Expeditionary Force arrive in France during WW I  

Jun 26   William Hamilton, British MP on this day in history.  

Jun 27   1st baseball player (Hank Gowdy) to enter WW I military service on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Gustav von Schmolle, German economist (Historical School), dies at 79 in the year 1917.  

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

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) in the year 1917.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 glenn Reeves, Massillon OH, actor (Defending Your Life)  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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   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   On this day in history evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

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

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