Historical Events In 1917
Saturday, 19 January 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 Soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent on this day in history.
Dec 19 In the year 1917 1st NHL game played on artificial ice (Toronto)
Dec 19 In the year 1917 graham Sharp, ice skater
Dec 20 In the year 1917 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 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 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 "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 in the year 1917.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 26 Rosemary Woods, Nixon's secretary, keep her away from your tapes on this day in history.
Dec 27 In the year 1917 earl of Inchcape, English large landowner/industrialist (P&O)
Dec 28 In the year 1917 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) in the year 1917.
Dec 30 In the year 1917 nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)
Dec 31 In the year 1917 dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members