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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 20 September 2019

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   On this day in history 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   1st jazz record recorded (Dark Town Strutters Ball) in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 31   Germany notifies US that U-boats will attack neutral merchant ship on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Admiral Tirpitz announces unlimited submarine war in the year 1917.  

Feb 03   In the year 1917 the U.S. severs diplomatic relations with Germany, due to Germany's policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.  

Feb 03   On this day in history uS liner Housatonic sunk by German sub  

Feb 03   US liner Housatonic sunk by German sub & diplomatic relations severed in the year 1917.  

Feb 04   Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history mexican constitution proclaimed  

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

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) in the year 1917.  

Feb 06   In the year 1917 arthur Gold, Toronto, Canada, pianist  

Feb 06   Edouard A Drumont, French anti-semite journalist, dies at 72 in the year 1917.  

Feb 07   Dick Emery, London England, actor (Yellow Submarine, Loot, Baby Love) on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history johanna Westerdijk installed as Neth 1st female professor  

Feb 10   On this day in history johanna Westerdijk installed as Netherlands first female professor  

Feb 11   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer, dies at 48  

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

Feb 15   Charles A van Ophuysen, Dutch orientalist, dies at 60 in the year 1917.  

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

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

Feb 16   1st synagogue in 425 years opens in Madrid on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history first synagogue in 425 years opens in Madrid  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

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

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

Jan 16   On this day in history death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1917 edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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