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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Dec 17   In the year 1917 louis Salvador Palange, composer  

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

Dec 18   In the year 1917 soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent  

Dec 19   1st NHL game played on artificial ice (Toronto) on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Graham Sharp, ice skater in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history "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   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87)  

Dec 29   Tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- ) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 30   Nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness) on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members in the year 1917.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  

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   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

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   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 in the year 1917.  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1917 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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