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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 21 January 2022

Oct 10   Ilona Ference, actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night) on this day in history.  

Oct 11   In the year 1917 franz Alphons Wolpert, composer  

Oct 11   Harry Trott, cricketer (Aust capt played 24 Tests 1888-1898), dies in the year 1917.  

Oct 12   Hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train) on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1917 the First Battle of Passchendaele, now Passendale  

Oct 13   Burr Tillstrom, Chic Ill, puppeteer (Kukla, Fran & Ollie) on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Florence La Badie, American actress on this day in history.  

Oct 13   On this day in history soviet accept establishment of Petrograd Military  

Oct 15   Arthur Schlesinger Jr, Ohio, historian (1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson) on this day in history.  

Oct 15   In the year 1917 chicago White Sox beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 14th World Series  

Oct 15   In the year 1917 mata Hari Dutch dancer/German spy executed by firing squad in Paris  

Oct 15   On this day in history mata Hari, Dutch dancer/German spy, executed by firing squad in Paris  

Oct 15   In the year 1917 uSS Cassin (DD-43) torpedoed by German submarine U-61 off coast of Ireland. In trying to save the ship, Gunner's Mate Osmond Kelly Ingram becomes first American sailor killed in World War I and later is awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism. He becomes the first enlisted man to have a ship named for him, in 1919.  

Oct 17   1st British bombing of Germany on this day in history.  

Oct 17   First train over the Quebec Bridge over the St. Lawrence. This was constructed by the Dominion Government for use by the National Transcontinental Railway. This bridge was notorious in that it fell down twice during construction On August 29, 1907 the south cantilever arm collapsed killing 65 or more workmen on this day in history.  

Oct 17   First train over the Quebec Bridge over the St. Lawrence. This was constructed by the Dominion Government for use by the National Transcontinental Railway. This bridge was notorious in that it fell down twice during construction: On August 29, 1907 the south cantilever arm collapsed killing 65 or more workmen in the year 1917.  

Oct 17   Maria J "Marie" Bakker, actress/wife of Maarten Stranger, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Marsha Hunt, Chicago Ill, actress (Jennifer-Peck's Bad Girl, Jigsaw) on this day in history.  

Oct 19   In the year 1917 love Field in Dallas, Texas is opened.  

Oct 20   Efrain Jonckheer, premier Dutch Antilles on this day in history.  

Oct 21   On this day in history 1st Americans to see action on front lines of WW I  

Oct 21   Dizzy Gillespie, [John B], jazz trumpeter, a creator of modern jazz in the year 1917.  

Oct 21   On this day in history first Americans to see action on the front lines of WW I  

Oct 22   Joan Fontaine, Tokyo Japan, actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca) in the year 1917.  

Oct 22   The birth of Joan Fontaine, American actress in the year 1917.  

Oct 23   1st Infantry division "Big Red One" shoots 1st US shot in WW I on this day in history.  

Oct 23   In the year 1917 robert Bray, Kalispell Mont, actor (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West)  

Oct 23   On this day in history the Canadian Railway War Board holds its first meeting in the Canadian Pacific Boardroom in Windsor Station, Montreal. The name was changed to the Railway Association of Canada in 1919. The RAC represents the interests of all railways operating in Canada.  

Oct 24   On this day in history battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army  

Oct 24   Marshall Goldberg, NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals) on this day in history.  

Oct 25   In Russia, Bolsheviks led by Vladimir Lenin seizes power on this day in history.  

Oct 25   On this day in history lee MacPhail, American baseball manager and league executive  

Oct 26   In the year 1917 capt. Christopher P.J. O'Kelly (52nd Cdn. Infantry BAtt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium  

Oct 26   On this day in history felix the Cat, cartoon character  

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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   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

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   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 in the year 1917.  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

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

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

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