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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 21 June 2021

Jun 16   The first Congress of Soviets convene in Russia on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jun 18   On this day in history akhmet Jevdet Ismail Hajiyev, composer  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jun 20   James Mason Crafts, US chemist, dies at 78 in the year 1917.  

Jun 21   On this day in history 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   Sid Watters Jr, horse trainer in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

Jun 26   William Hamilton, British MP in the year 1917.  

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

Jun 27   Gustav von Schmolle, German economist (Historical School), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history 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   Potato entrepreneurs begins in Amsterdam in the year 1917.  

Jun 28   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 race riots in East St Louis Illinois (40 to 200 reported killed)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1917 helene Cordet, entertainer/nightclub owner  

Jul 03   Spontaneous demonstration at Tauride-palace Petrograd in the year 1917.  

Jul 04   Engineers at Langley Field in Virginia called an airplane flying several miles away in the year 1917.  

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) in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

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

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

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

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   In the year 1917 edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

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

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

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   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 in the year 1917.  

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