Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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

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   In the year 1917 second conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated TOP  

Dec 21   On this day in history alicia Alonso, Havana Cuba, ballerina (American Ballet Theatre)  

Dec 22   In the year 1917 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   3 British warships come close to Holland in the year 1917.  

Dec 25   On this day in history "Why Marry," 1st drama to win Pulitzer Prize, premieres in NYC  

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

Dec 26   In the year 1917 rosemary Woods, Nixon's secretary, keep her away from your tapes  

Dec 27   In the year 1917 earl of Inchcape, English large landowner/industrialist (P&O)  

Dec 28   On this day in history ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87)  

Dec 29   Tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- ) on this day in history.  

Dec 30   -32F (-36C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record) on this day in history.  

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  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | Next Page »

Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born in the year 1917.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

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   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Does life exist beyond Earth?
Yes
No
Don't Know