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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 -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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 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   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   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

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

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

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 in the year 1917.  

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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