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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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   Colyn Blythe, cricketer (2509 F-C wickets), dies during WW I on this day in history.  

Nov 08   In the year 1917 people's Commissars gives authority to Lenin, Trotsky & Stalin  

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

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

Nov 11   Julien-Francois Zbinden, composer on this day in history.  

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

Nov 12   Joseph Coors, CEO (Adolph Coors Co Brewery) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 13   In the year 1917 robert Sterling, Newcastle PA, actor (George Kirby-Adv of Topper)  

Nov 14   William Smith, British deserter in France, executed at 20 in the year 1917.  

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

Nov 16   In the year 1917 british occupy Tel Aviv & Jaffa  

Nov 16   John Whiting, British dramatist/actor (Saint's Day) on this day in history.  

Nov 17   F-Auguste-R Rodin, French sculptor (Baiser, Thinker), dies at 77 in the year 1917.  

Nov 17   On this day in history jack Lescoulie, Sacramento Calif, TV host (Jackie Gleason Show)  

Nov 17   Lenin defended "temporary" removal of freedom of the press on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Henry Spiekman, social-democratic politician, dies at 43 in the year 1917.  

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

Nov 19   Basil Grieve, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests England v S Afr 1889), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 19   On this day in history indian prime minister Indire Gandhi was born  

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

Nov 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history lt. Harcus Strahan (The Fort Garry Horse - Cdn.) wins the Victoria Cross at Masnières, France  

Nov 20   In the year 1917 max Georg Baumann, composer  

Nov 20   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

Nov 22   National Hockey Association disbands in the year 1917.  

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

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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   In the year 1917 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

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   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 in the year 1917.  

Jan 06   In the year 1917 hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

Jan 17   In the year 1917 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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