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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 18 February 2019

Oct 26   Lt. Robert Shankland (43 Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium on this day in history.  

Oct 26   Petrograd Soviet accepts establishment of Military on this day in history.  

Oct 26   Prv. Thomas W. Holmes (4th Cdn. Mounted Rifles) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium on this day in history.  

Oct 27   In the year 1917 jack Plimsoll, cricketer (S Afr lefty quick, 3-143 in only Test 1947)  

Oct 28   Prv. Cecil John Kinross (49th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium in the year 1917.  

Oct 29   Eddie Constantine, US/French actor (Lucky Jo, It Lives Again) in the year 1917.  

Oct 30   On this day in history british govt gives final approval to Balfour Declaration  

Oct 30   On this day in history lt. Hugh Mackenzie (7th Cdn. Machine Gun Company) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium  

Oct 30   Ruth Hussey, Providence RI, actress (Another Thin Man, Phila Story) on this day in history.  

Oct 30   Sgt. George Harry Mullin (Princess Patricia's Cdn. Light Infantry) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium on this day in history.  

Oct 31   Australian Light Horse charges Turkish positions at Beersheba, Palestine on this day in history.  

Oct 31   Erik Routley, composer in the year 1917.  

Oct 31   Eugene O'Neill's "In the Zone," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Oct 31   Major George R. Pearkes (5th Cdn. Mounted Rifles) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium on this day in history.  

Oct 31   On this day in history tibby Cotter, cricketer (at Beersheba 49 wickets for Australia), dies  

Nov 01   Clarence E Miller, (Rep-R-OH, 1967- ) in the year 1917.  

Nov 01   On this day in history in WW I, the 1st US soldiers are killed in combat  

Nov 02   1st US soldiers killed in combat in WW I on this day in history.  

Nov 02   Balfour Declaration proclaims support for a Jewish state in Palestine in the year 1917.  

Nov 02   On this day in history durward Knowles, England, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968-Bahamas)  

Nov 02   Lansing-Ishii Agreement; US recognizes Japan's privileges in China in the year 1917.  

Nov 02   In the year 1917 the first American soldiers die in combat in WW I  

Nov 03   1st class mail now costs 3 cents per ounce in the year 1917.  

Nov 03   On this day in history first class mail now costs $0.03  

Nov 03   The birth of Conor Cruise O'Brien, Irish writer in the year 1917.  

Nov 05   In the year 1917 claus Adam, composer  

Nov 05   Gen Pershing & US troops see action on Western Front for 1st time in the year 1917.  

Nov 05   In the year 1917 gen Pershing & US troops see action on Western Front for first time  

Nov 05   Supreme Court decision (Buchanan v Warley) strikes down Lousiville KY ordinance requiring blacks & whites to live in separate areas on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Bolshevik revolution begins with capture of Winter Palace in the year 1917.  

Nov 06   In the year 1917 bolshevik revolution begins with the capture of the Winter Palace  

Nov 06   Cpl. Colin F. Barron (3rd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1917 prv. James Peter Robertson (27th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium  

Nov 07   Andras Mihaly, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

Jan 06   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

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

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