Historical Events In 1917
Sunday, 18 April 2021
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 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 Graham Sharp, ice skater in the year 1917.
Dec 20 In the year 1917 russian secret police in Czech forms under Felix Dzerzjinski
Dec 20 Second conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated TOP in the year 1917.
Dec 21 On this day in history 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 Francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67 in the year 1917.
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 in the year 1917.
Dec 26 In the year 1917 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 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) on this day in history.
Dec 28 On this day in history ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87)
Dec 29 In the year 1917 tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- )
Dec 30 -32°F (-36°C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record) on this day in history.
Dec 30 Nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness) in the year 1917.
Dec 31 On this day in history dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members