Historical Events In 1917
Friday, 16 November 2018
Dec 17 On this day in history louis Salvador Palange, composer
Dec 18 Ossie Davis, Cogdell GA, actor/playwright (Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam) on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
Dec 21 In the year 1917 alicia Alonso, Havana Cuba, ballerina (American Ballet Theatre)
Dec 22 Flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack on this day in history.
Dec 22 Francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Dec 23 3 British warships come close to Holland in the year 1917.
Dec 25 In the year 1917 "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 On this day in history fed government took over operation of American RR for duration of WW I
Dec 26 On this day in history louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71
Dec 26 On this day in history 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 Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87) on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 1917 tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- )
Dec 30 In the year 1917 -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 Dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members on this day in history.