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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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

Sep 13   Jon Thorarinsson, composer in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   In the year 1917 alan Ande Anderson, opera director  

Sep 19   Joe Pasternak, Transylvania Hungary, producer (Spinout, Big City) on this day in history.  

Sep 20   In the year 1917 arnold "Red" Auerbach, NBA coach/GM (Boston Celtic)  

Sep 20   On this day in history british assault on Polygon-forest, France  

Sep 20   Herbert Morris, Jamaican deserter in France, executed at 17 in the year 1917.  

Sep 21   Latvia proclaims independence on this day in history.  

Sep 22   In the year 1917 peter Adams, LA CA, actor (Alternative)  

Sep 23   Imry Nemeth, Hungary, hammer thrower (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.  

Sep 24   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 edgar Degas, painter, Paris  

Sep 27   Louis Auchincloss, Lawrence NY, lawyer/novelist (Watchfires) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Oct 02   Francis Jackson, organist & master of Music/York minister in the year 1917.  

Oct 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history albert de Klerk, Dutch composer/conductor  

Oct 04   British assault on Broodseinde, France on this day in history.  

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

Oct 06   Robert Mitchum, actor (2 for the Seesaw, Ryan's Daughter) in the year 1917.  

Oct 07   Helmut Dantine, Vienna Austria, actor (Shadow of the Cloak) on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Danny Murtaugh, baseball manager (Pittsburgh Pirates) on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Trotski named chairman of Petrograd Soviet in the year 1917.  

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

Oct 09   On this day in history kusuo Kitamura, Japan, 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1932)  

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   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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