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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 25 March 2019

Jul 27   The Allies reach the Yser Canal at the Battle of Passchendaele on this day in history.  

Jul 28   In the year 1917 silent Parade in NYC to protest murders of blacks in race riots  

Jul 30   Board of Commissioners of Cleveland Metroparks has its 1st meeting on this day in history.  

Jul 31   In the year 1917 3rd battle of Ypres begins  

Jul 31   In the year 1917 charlie Finlason, cricketer (S Africa's 1st Test), dies  

Jul 31   On this day in history crpl.Leslie Wilton ANDREW, 2nd Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment won the Victoria Cross at La Bassee-Ville, France,  

Jul 31   Third battle of Ypres begins in the year 1917.  

Aug 01   In the year 1917 benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert  

Aug 01   On this day in history frank Little, IWW organizer is lynched in Butte, Montana  

Aug 01   Frank Little, IWW organizer, lynched in Butte, MT in the year 1917.  

Aug 01   In the year 1917 start of Third Battle of Ypres Australian soldiers in action at Menin Road, Glencorse Wood, Polygon Wood, Broodseinde Ridge and Passchendaele  

Aug 03   On this day in history jordan Whitfield, PA, actor (Swamp Fox)  

Aug 04   On this day in history pravda calls for killing all capitalists, priests & officers  

Aug 05   British troops attack canal of Ypres in Boesinghe Belgium on this day in history.  

Aug 06   On this day in history robert Mitchum, Bridgeport Ct, actor (Winds of War, North & South)  

Aug 06   In the year 1917 the birth of Robert Mitchum, American actor  

Aug 06   On this day in history world War I: Battle of Mărăşeşti between the Romanian and German armies begins.  

Aug 11   Dik Browne, cartoonist (Hi & Lois, Hagar the Horrible) in the year 1917.  

Aug 12   In the year 1917 douglas Gunsekera, banker  

Aug 13   On this day in history phillies steal 5 bases in an inning against Braves  

Aug 14   In the year 1917 china declares war on Germany & Austria at start of WW I  

Aug 14   China declares war on Germany and Austria at start of WW I in the year 1917.  

Aug 15   Prv. Michael James O'Rourke (7th Cdn. infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70 France in the year 1917.  

Aug 16   Prv. Harry Brown (10th Cdn. infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France in the year 1917.  

Aug 16   Roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve) on this day in history.  

Aug 17   In the year 1917 italy declares war on Germany & Turkey  

Aug 17   On this day in history p Roger Peyrefitte, French writer (Singular Love)  

Aug 18   On this day in history capt. (acting Major) Okill Massey Learmonth (2nd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France  

Aug 18   Casper Weinberger, US Secretary of Defense (1981-87) in the year 1917.  

Aug 18   Dutch Naval Air Force forms (MLD) on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Sgt. Fredrick Hobson (20th Cdn. infanctry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France in the year 1917.  

Aug 19   Sunday benefit baseball game at Polo Grounds results in John McGraw & Christy Mathewson's arrest for violating Blue laws in the year 1917.  

Aug 19   Sunday benefit baseball game at the Polo Grounds results in John McGraw andChristy Mathewson's arrest in the year 1917.  

Aug 20   In the year 1917 jFW Adolf Ritter von Baeyer, German chemist (Nobel 1905), dies  

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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 in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

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   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 in the year 1917.  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1917.  

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