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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 16 November 2018

Dec 17   On this day in history louis Salvador Palange, composer  

Dec 18   Ossie Davis, Cogdell GA, actor/playwright (Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam) on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent  

Dec 19   In the year 1917 1st NHL game played on artificial ice (Toronto)  

Dec 19   Graham Sharp, ice skater on this day in history.  

Dec 20   Russian secret police in Czech forms under Felix Dzerzjinski in the year 1917.  

Dec 20   Second conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated TOP on this day in history.  

Dec 21   In the year 1917 alicia Alonso, Havana Cuba, ballerina (American Ballet Theatre)  

Dec 22   Flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Dec 23   3 British warships come close to Holland in the year 1917.  

Dec 25   In the year 1917 "Why Marry," 1st drama to win Pulitzer Prize, premieres in NYC  

Dec 26   1st NHL defensemen to score a goal: Toronto Maple Leaf Harry Cameron in the year 1917.  

Dec 26   On this day in history fed government took over operation of American RR for duration of WW I  

Dec 26   On this day in history louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71  

Dec 26   On this day in history rosemary Woods, Nixon's secretary, keep her away from your tapes  

Dec 27   On this day in history earl of Inchcape, English large landowner/industrialist (P&O)  

Dec 28   Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87) on this day in history.  

Dec 29   In the year 1917 tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- )  

Dec 30   In the year 1917 -32F (-36C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record)  

Dec 30   On this day in history nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)  

Dec 31   Dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

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

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

Jan 25   On this day in history edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

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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