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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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 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   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 joshua Nkomo, Zimbabwan minister (ZAPUA)  

Jun 20   In the year 1917 j Palisa discovers asteroid #876 Scott  

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

Jun 21   On this day in history hawaiian Red Cross forms  

Jun 21   On this day in history hawaiian Red Cross founded  

Jun 23   In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history william Hamilton, British MP  

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) 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 in the year 1917.  

Jun 28   Potato entrepreneurs begins in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

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

Jun 30   Lena Horne, Bkln NY, actress/singer (Stormy Weather, Wiz) in the year 1917.  

Jul 01   In the year 1917 race riots in East St Louis Illinois (40 to 200 reported killed)  

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   Riots in East St Louis Mo in the year 1917.  

Jul 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.  

Jul 05   Glenn Reeves, Massillon OH, actor (Defending Your Life) on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1917 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   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

Jan 17   In the year 1917 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1917 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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