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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Dec 17   Louis Salvador Palange, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 18   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 graham Sharp, ice skater  

Dec 20   Russian secret police in Czech forms under Felix Dzerzjinski on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 1st NHL defensemen to score a goal: Toronto Maple Leaf Harry Cameron  

Dec 26   Fed government took over operation of American RR for duration of WW I on this day in history.  

Dec 26   On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.  

Dec 27   Earl of Inchcape, English large landowner/industrialist (P&O) on this day in history.  

Dec 28   Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1917.  

Dec 31   Dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 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   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1917.  

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