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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 10 April 2020

Dec 17   In the year 1917 louis Salvador Palange, composer  

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

Dec 18   Soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent in the year 1917.  

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

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   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   On this day in history flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack  

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

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 in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   In the year 1917 louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71  

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   On this day in history tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- )  

Dec 30   On this day in history -32F (-36C) 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  

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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   In the year 1917 birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

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 in the year 1917.  

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