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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Jan 28   Municipally owned streetcars take to the streets of San Francisco, California on this day in history.  

Jan 29   English submarine K13 leaves Gaire Loch in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   In the year 1917 evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Jan 29   In the year 1917 john Raitt, Santa Ana Calif, actor/singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game)  

Jan 30   In the year 1917 1st jazz record recorded (Dark Town Strutters Ball)  

Jan 30   On this day in history paul Frère, Belgian racing driver and motorsport journalist d. 2008)  

Jan 31   On this day in history germany notifies US that U-boats will attack neutral merchant ship  

Feb 01   In the year 1917 admiral Tirpitz announces unlimited submarine war  

Feb 03   On this day in history the U.S. severs diplomatic relations with Germany, due to Germany's policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.  

Feb 03   US liner Housatonic sunk by German sub on this day in history.  

Feb 03   In the year 1917 uS liner Housatonic sunk by German sub & diplomatic relations severed  

Feb 04   In the year 1917 aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician  

Feb 04   Belgium Council of Flanders established on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1917 congress overrides Wilson's veto, curtailing Asian immigration  

Feb 05   Mexican constitution proclaimed in the year 1917.  

Feb 05   Mexico adopts it's constitution. The country now celebrates Constitution Day on February 5th to commemorate the event in the year 1917.  

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

Feb 05   Zsa Zsa Gabor, [Zsa Sari], Budapest, actress (Queen of Outer Space) on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Arthur Gold, Toronto, Canada, pianist in the year 1917.  

Feb 06   Edouard A Drumont, French anti-semite journalist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Dick Emery, London England, actor (Yellow Submarine, Loot, Baby Love) in the year 1917.  

Feb 09   On this day in history francis Allan, cricket bowler (lefty in 1879 Aust-Eng Test), dies  

Feb 10   Emile Pessard, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1917 johanna Westerdijk installed as Neth 1st female professor  

Feb 10   In the year 1917 johanna Westerdijk installed as Netherlands first female professor  

Feb 11   On this day in history richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer  

Feb 12   In the year 1917 prime Minister Robert Laird Borden 1854-1937 arrives in London to sit as a member of the British [Imperial] War Cabinet  

Feb 13   Joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer, dies at 48 in the year 1917.  

Feb 13   Polly Rose, actress (Myrtle-Love That Jill) in the year 1917.  

Feb 15   On this day in history charles A van Ophuysen, Dutch orientalist, dies at 60  

Feb 15   In the year 1917 san Francisco Public Library (Main Branch at Civic center) dedicated  

Feb 15   SF Public Library (Main Branch at Civic center) dedicated in the year 1917.  

Feb 16   In the year 1917 1st synagogue in 425 years opens in Madrid  

Feb 16   First synagogue in 425 years opens in Madrid in the year 1917.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

Jan 01   In the year 1917 birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   In the year 1917 birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

Jan 06   In the year 1917 hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   In the year 1917 evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Feb 05   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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