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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 15 November 2019

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

Dec 19   Graham Sharp, ice skater in the year 1917.  

Dec 20   Russian secret police in Czech forms under Felix Dzerzjinski in the year 1917.  

Dec 20   Second conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated TOP in the year 1917.  

Dec 21   In the year 1917 alicia Alonso, Havana Cuba, ballerina (American Ballet Theatre)  

Dec 22   Flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack in the year 1917.  

Dec 22   On this day in history francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67  

Dec 23   3 British warships come close to Holland in the year 1917.  

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   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   On this day in history 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- ) in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 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   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 in the year 1917.  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

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   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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