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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 22 August 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 in the year 1917.  

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

Oct 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 eddie Constantine, US/French actor (Lucky Jo, It Lives Again)  

Oct 30   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

Oct 31   In the year 1917 australian Light Horse charges Turkish positions at Beersheba, Palestine  

Oct 31   Erik Routley, composer in the year 1917.  

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

Oct 31   In the year 1917 major George R. Pearkes (5th Cdn. Mounted Rifles) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium  

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

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

Nov 01   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history balfour Declaration proclaims support for a Jewish state in Palestine  

Nov 02   Durward Knowles, England, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968-Bahamas) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 03   First class mail now costs $0.03 on this day in history.  

Nov 03   The birth of Conor Cruise O'Brien, Irish writer on this day in history.  

Nov 05   On this day in history claus Adam, composer  

Nov 05   On this day in history gen Pershing & US troops see action on Western Front for 1st time  

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

Nov 05   Supreme Court decision (Buchanan v Warley) strikes down Lousiville KY ordinance requiring blacks & whites to live in separate areas in the year 1917.  

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

Nov 06   Bolshevik revolution begins with the capture of the Winter Palace on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 07   On this day in history andras Mihaly, composer  

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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   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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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