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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 13 June 2021

Oct 26   In the year 1917 lt. Robert Shankland (43 Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium  

Oct 26   On this day in history 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) in the year 1917.  

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

Oct 29   Eddie Constantine, US/French actor (Lucky Jo, It Lives Again) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history australian Light Horse charges Turkish positions at Beersheba, Palestine  

Oct 31   In the year 1917 erik Routley, composer  

Oct 31   On this day in history eugene O'Neill's "In the Zone," premieres in NYC  

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- ) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Nov 02   Balfour Declaration proclaims support for a Jewish state in Palestine on this day in history.  

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

Nov 03   In the year 1917 first class mail now costs $0.03  

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

Nov 05   In the year 1917 claus Adam, composer  

Nov 05   In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 cpl. Colin F. Barron (3rd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium  

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

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   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1917 birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

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

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   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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