Historical Events In 1917
Friday, 10 April 2020
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 Soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent in the year 1917.
Dec 19 1st NHL game played on artificial ice (Toronto) in the year 1917.
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 On this day in history second conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated TOP
Dec 21 Alicia Alonso, Havana Cuba, ballerina (American Ballet Theatre) in the year 1917.
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 26 Fed government took over operation of American RR for duration of WW I on this day in history.
Dec 26 In the year 1917 louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71
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) in the year 1917.
Dec 28 Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87) on this day in history.
Dec 29 On this day in history tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- )
Dec 30 On this day in history -32°F (-36°C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record)
Dec 30 In the year 1917 nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)
Dec 31 On this day in history dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members