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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 24 May 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   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   In the year 1917 joshua Nkomo, Zimbabwan minister (ZAPUA)  

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   In the year 1917 hawaiian Red Cross forms  

Jun 21   Hawaiian Red Cross founded in the year 1917.  

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   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   The first American Expeditionary Force arrive in France during WW I in the year 1917.  

Jun 26   On this day in history william Hamilton, British MP  

Jun 27   In the year 1917 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) on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1917 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   Pierre Dubois, Dutch literary on this day in history.  

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

Jul 03   On this day in history helene Cordet, entertainer/nightclub owner  

Jul 03   In the year 1917 spontaneous demonstration at Tauride-palace Petrograd  

Jul 04   In the year 1917 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) 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   In the year 1917 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   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 in the year 1917.  

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

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 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   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 in the year 1917.  

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

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