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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Sep 12   In Buenos Aires, South America, German buildings are destroyed by angry mob on this day in history.  

Sep 13   In the year 1917 jon Thorarinsson, composer  

Sep 14   Kerenski regime declares Russian republic on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Provisional government of Russia established, Republic proclaimed on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Richard Arnell, composer in the year 1917.  

Sep 15   Russia proclaimed a republic by Alexander Kerensky in the year 1917.  

Sep 18   Alan Ande Anderson, opera director in the year 1917.  

Sep 19   In the year 1917 joe Pasternak, Transylvania Hungary, producer (Spinout, Big City)  

Sep 20   Arnold "Red" Auerbach, NBA coach/GM (Boston Celtic) in the year 1917.  

Sep 20   British assault on Polygon-forest, France in the year 1917.  

Sep 20   In the year 1917 herbert Morris, Jamaican deserter in France, executed at 17  

Sep 21   Latvia proclaims independence in the year 1917.  

Sep 22   Peter Adams, LA CA, actor (Alternative) in the year 1917.  

Sep 23   On this day in history imry Nemeth, Hungary, hammer thrower (Olympic-gold-1948)  

Sep 24   On this day in history colin Cowe, senior bursar (Magdalen College Oxford)  

Sep 26   British assault on Menin-street, France on this day in history.  

Sep 26   In the year 1917 edgar H G Degas, French painter (ballerina), dies  

Sep 27   Broadhurst Theater opens at 235 W 44th St NYC on this day in history.  

Sep 27   Edgar Degas, painter, Paris on this day in history.  

Sep 27   Louis Auchincloss, Lawrence NY, lawyer/novelist (Watchfires) in the year 1917.  

Sep 30   Buddy Rich, New York, American jazz drummer and band leader (Buddy Rich Band-Away We Go) in the year 1917.  

Oct 01   RenĂ© A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillian poet (Juancho Picaflor) in the year 1917.  

Oct 02   In the year 1917 francis Jackson, organist & master of Music/York minister  

Oct 02   In the year 1917 hMS Drake, a Armoured cruiser of 14,000 tons built in 1902 torpedoed by U79. She was beached by her Captain, S H Radcliffe in Church Bay on the north coast of Ulster. All the crew was consequently saved.  

Oct 04   Albert de Klerk, Dutch composer/conductor on this day in history.  

Oct 04   In the year 1917 british assault on Broodseinde, France  

Oct 05   Robert Adams, English sculptor in the year 1917.  

Oct 06   Robert Mitchum, actor (2 for the Seesaw, Ryan's Daughter) on this day in history.  

Oct 07   In the year 1917 helmut Dantine, Vienna Austria, actor (Shadow of the Cloak)  

Oct 08   On this day in history danny Murtaugh, baseball manager (Pittsburgh Pirates)  

Oct 08   In the year 1917 trotski named chairman of Petrograd Soviet  

Oct 09   On this day in history hussain Kamil, sultan of Egypt (1914-17), dies at 63  

Oct 09   Kusuo Kitamura, Japan, 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1932) in the year 1917.  

Oct 10   On this day in history giants Rube Benton is 1st lefty to pitch a World Series no hitter  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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