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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 24 June 2019

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

Oct 26   In the year 1917 petrograd Soviet accepts establishment of Military  

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

Oct 27   Jack Plimsoll, cricketer (S Afr lefty quick, 3-143 in only Test 1947) on this day in history.  

Oct 28   Prv. Cecil John Kinross (49th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium on this day in history.  

Oct 29   On this day in history eddie Constantine, US/French actor (Lucky Jo, It Lives Again)  

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

Oct 30   In the year 1917 lt. Hugh Mackenzie (7th Cdn. Machine Gun Company) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium  

Oct 30   On this day in history ruth Hussey, Providence RI, actress (Another Thin Man, Phila Story)  

Oct 30   In the year 1917 sgt. George Harry Mullin (Princess Patricia's Cdn. Light Infantry) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium  

Oct 31   Australian Light Horse charges Turkish positions at Beersheba, Palestine in the year 1917.  

Oct 31   In the year 1917 erik Routley, composer  

Oct 31   In the year 1917 eugene O'Neill's "In the Zone," premieres in NYC  

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

Oct 31   Tibby Cotter, cricketer (at Beersheba 49 wickets for Australia), dies in the year 1917.  

Nov 01   On this day in history clarence E Miller, (Rep-R-OH, 1967- )  

Nov 01   In WW I, the 1st US soldiers are killed in combat in the year 1917.  

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

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

Nov 02   Durward Knowles, England, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968-Bahamas) in the year 1917.  

Nov 02   Lansing-Ishii Agreement; US recognizes Japan's privileges in China on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 03   First class mail now costs $0.03 in the year 1917.  

Nov 03   In the year 1917 the birth of Conor Cruise O'Brien, Irish writer  

Nov 05   Claus Adam, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history bolshevik revolution begins with capture of Winter Palace  

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   In the year 1917 andras Mihaly, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

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