Historical Events In 1917
Saturday, 21 September 2019
Dec 17 In the year 1917 louis Salvador Palange, composer
Dec 18 In the year 1917 ossie Davis, Cogdell GA, actor/playwright (Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam)
Dec 18 On this day in history soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent
Dec 19 In the year 1917 1st NHL game played on artificial ice (Toronto)
Dec 19 Graham Sharp, ice skater on this day in history.
Dec 20 On this day in history 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 Alicia Alonso, Havana Cuba, ballerina (American Ballet Theatre) on this day in history.
Dec 22 Flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack in the year 1917.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 25 On this day in history "Why Marry," 1st drama to win Pulitzer Prize, premieres in NYC
Dec 26 1st NHL defensemen to score a goal: Toronto Maple Leaf Harry Cameron in the year 1917.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 26 In the year 1917 rosemary Woods, Nixon's secretary, keep her away from your tapes
Dec 27 On this day in history 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 On this day in history tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- )
Dec 30 On this day in history -32°F (-36°C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record)
Dec 30 On this day in history nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)
Dec 31 In the year 1917 dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members