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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 -32F (-36C) 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  

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

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   On this day in history birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

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