Historical Events In 1917
Monday, 25 January 2021
Dec 17 Louis Salvador Palange, composer on this day in history.
Dec 18 Ossie Davis, Cogdell GA, actor/playwright (Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam) on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1917 soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent
Dec 19 In the year 1917 1st NHL game played on artificial ice (Toronto)
Dec 19 In the year 1917 graham Sharp, ice skater
Dec 20 On this day in history russian secret police in Czech forms under Felix Dzerzjinski
Dec 20 On this day in history second conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated TOP
Dec 21 Alicia Alonso, Havana Cuba, ballerina (American Ballet Theatre) in the year 1917.
Dec 22 In the year 1917 flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack
Dec 22 In the year 1917 francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67
Dec 23 3 British warships come close to Holland on this day in history.
Dec 25 "Why Marry," 1st drama to win Pulitzer Prize, premieres in NYC in the year 1917.
Dec 26 On this day in history 1st NHL defensemen to score a goal: Toronto Maple Leaf Harry Cameron
Dec 26 On this day in history fed government took over operation of American RR for duration of WW I
Dec 26 Louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Dec 26 Rosemary Woods, Nixon's secretary, keep her away from your tapes on this day in history.
Dec 27 Earl of Inchcape, English large landowner/industrialist (P&O) in the year 1917.
Dec 28 On this day in history ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87)
Dec 29 In the year 1917 tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- )
Dec 30 -32°F (-36°C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record) in the year 1917.
Dec 30 In the year 1917 nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)
Dec 31 In the year 1917 dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members