Historical Events In 1917
Monday, 28 September 2020
Dec 17 On this day in history louis Salvador Palange, composer
Dec 18 Ossie Davis, Cogdell GA, actor/playwright (Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam) in the year 1917.
Dec 18 Soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent on this day in history.
Dec 19 1st NHL game played on artificial ice (Toronto) on this day in history.
Dec 19 Graham Sharp, ice skater in the year 1917.
Dec 20 Russian secret police in Czech forms under Felix Dzerzjinski on this day in history.
Dec 20 Second conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated TOP on this day in history.
Dec 21 On this day in history 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 In the year 1917 3 British warships come close to Holland
Dec 25 "Why Marry," 1st drama to win Pulitzer Prize, premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Dec 26 1st NHL defensemen to score a goal: Toronto Maple Leaf Harry Cameron on this day in history.
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 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 Tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- ) on this day in history.
Dec 30 -32°F (-36°C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record) on this day in history.
Dec 30 Nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness) on this day in history.
Dec 31 On this day in history dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members