Historical Events In 1917
Saturday, 20 July 2019
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 In the year 1917 soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent
Dec 19 On this day in history 1st NHL game played on artificial ice (Toronto)
Dec 19 On this day in history graham Sharp, ice skater
Dec 20 In the year 1917 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 In the year 1917 alicia Alonso, Havana Cuba, ballerina (American Ballet Theatre)
Dec 22 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 3 British warships come close to Holland
Dec 25 "Why Marry," 1st drama to win Pulitzer Prize, premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Dec 26 1st NHL defensemen to score a goal: Toronto Maple Leaf Harry Cameron on this day in history.
Dec 26 Fed government took over operation of American RR for duration of WW I in the year 1917.
Dec 26 Louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71 in the year 1917.
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 Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87) on this day in history.
Dec 29 Tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- ) in the year 1917.
Dec 30 In the year 1917 -32°F (-36°C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record)
Dec 30 In the year 1917 nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)
Dec 31 On this day in history dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members