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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 25 January 2021

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

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   In the year 1917 1st NHL game played on artificial ice (Toronto)  

Dec 19   In the year 1917 graham Sharp, ice skater  

Dec 20   On this day in history 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   Alicia Alonso, Havana Cuba, ballerina (American Ballet Theatre) in the year 1917.  

Dec 22   In the year 1917 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   3 British warships come close to Holland on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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   -32F (-36C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record) in the year 1917.  

Dec 30   In the year 1917 nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)  

Dec 31   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 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   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   In the year 1917 birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1917 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   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 in the year 1917.  

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

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