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Historical Events In 1917

Saturday, 26 September 2020

Nov 07   On this day in history british capture Gaza Palestine from the Turks  

Nov 07   British capture Gaza Palestine from Turks in the year 1917.  

Nov 08   On this day in history colyn Blythe, cricketer (2509 F-C wickets), dies during WW I  

Nov 08   People's Commissars gives authority to Lenin, Trotsky & Stalin in the year 1917.  

Nov 10   In the year 1917 41 suffragists are arrested in front of the White House  

Nov 10   41 suffragists are arrested in front of White House on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Julien-Francois Zbinden, composer in the year 1917.  

Nov 11   In the year 1917 liliuokalani, last queen of Hawaii (1891-93), dies from a stroke at 79  

Nov 12   On this day in history joseph Coors, CEO (Adolph Coors Co Brewery)  

Nov 13   In the year 1917 emile Durkheim, French sociologist (Le suicide), dies  

Nov 13   Robert Sterling, Newcastle PA, actor (George Kirby-Adv of Topper) on this day in history.  

Nov 14   In the year 1917 william Smith, British deserter in France, executed at 20  

Nov 15   In the year 1917 gerardus H de Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67)  

Nov 16   British occupy Tel Aviv & Jaffa on this day in history.  

Nov 16   On this day in history john Whiting, British dramatist/actor (Saint's Day)  

Nov 17   In the year 1917 f-Auguste-R Rodin, French sculptor (Baiser, Thinker), dies at 77  

Nov 17   Jack Lescoulie, Sacramento Calif, TV host (Jackie Gleason Show) on this day in history.  

Nov 17   On this day in history lenin defended "temporary" removal of freedom of the press  

Nov 18   Henry Spiekman, social-democratic politician, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Nov 18   In the year 1917 sigma Alpha Rho, a Jewish high school fraternity, is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  

Nov 19   In the year 1917 basil Grieve, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests England v S Afr 1889), dies  

Nov 19   Indian prime minister Indire Gandhi was born in the year 1917.  

Nov 19   On this day in history indira Gandhi, Allahabad India, Indian PM (1966-77, 1980-84)  

Nov 19   In the year 1917 the birth of Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India  

Nov 20   On this day in history 1st tank battle (Britain breaks through German lines)  

Nov 20   On this day in history lt. Harcus Strahan (The Fort Garry Horse - Cdn.) wins the Victoria Cross at Masnières, France  

Nov 20   Max Georg Baumann, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history ukrainian Republic declared  

Nov 20   USS Kanawha, Noma and Wakiva sink German sub off France on this day in history.  

Nov 21   On this day in history m Gorki calls Lenin a blind fanatic/unthinking adventurer  

Nov 21   In the year 1917 sem Presser, Dutch press photographer  

Nov 22   Jean-Etienne Marie, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 22   In the year 1917 national Hockey Association disbands  

Nov 22   On this day in history nHL forms with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs; National Hockey Assn disbands  

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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   In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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