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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   -32F (-36C) 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  

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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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

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   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 in the year 1917.  

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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