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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   -32F (-36C) 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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1917.  

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