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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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

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

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

Nov 08   On this day in history people's Commissars gives authority to Lenin, Trotsky & Stalin  

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

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

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

Nov 11   Liliuokalani, last queen of Hawaii (1891-93), dies from a stroke at 79 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   In the year 1917 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   William Smith, British deserter in France, executed at 20 in the year 1917.  

Nov 15   Gerardus H de Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67) in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history f-Auguste-R Rodin, French sculptor (Baiser, Thinker), dies at 77  

Nov 17   In the year 1917 jack Lescoulie, Sacramento Calif, TV host (Jackie Gleason Show)  

Nov 17   Lenin defended "temporary" removal of freedom of the press in the year 1917.  

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

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

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

Nov 19   Indian prime minister Indire Gandhi was born on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Indira Gandhi, Allahabad India, Indian PM (1966-77, 1980-84) in the year 1917.  

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

Nov 20   In the year 1917 1st tank battle (Britain breaks through German lines)  

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

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 in the year 1917.  

Nov 21   In the year 1917 m Gorki calls Lenin a blind fanatic/unthinking adventurer  

Nov 21   Sem Presser, Dutch press photographer on this day in history.  

Nov 22   Jean-Etienne Marie, composer in the year 1917.  

Nov 22   In the year 1917 national Hockey Association disbands  

Nov 22   NHL forms with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs; National Hockey Assn disbands in the year 1917.  

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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   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

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

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