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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Dec 17   On this day in history 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) 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 20   In the year 1917 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   Flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack in the year 1917.  

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

Dec 26   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history rosemary Woods, Nixon's secretary, keep her away from your tapes  

Dec 27   Earl of Inchcape, English large landowner/industrialist (P&O) in the year 1917.  

Dec 28   Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87) in the year 1917.  

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   Nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness) in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

Jan 25   In the year 1917 edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

Jan 29   On this day in history evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Feb 05   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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