Historical Events In 1917
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Dec 17 On this day in history louis Salvador Palange, composer
Dec 18 On this day in history ossie Davis, Cogdell GA, actor/playwright (Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam)
Dec 18 In the year 1917 soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent
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 on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 1917 second conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated TOP
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 In the year 1917 1st NHL defensemen to score a goal: Toronto Maple Leaf Harry Cameron
Dec 26 On this day in history 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 On this day in history rosemary Woods, Nixon's secretary, keep her away from your tapes
Dec 27 Earl of Inchcape, English large landowner/industrialist (P&O) in the year 1917.
Dec 28 Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87) in the year 1917.
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 Nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness) in the year 1917.
Dec 31 Dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members in the year 1917.