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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Jan 28   Municipally owned streetcars take to the streets of San Francisco, California in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   English submarine K13 leaves Gaire Loch on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history john Raitt, Santa Ana Calif, actor/singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game)  

Jan 30   1st jazz record recorded (Dark Town Strutters Ball) on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Paul Frère, Belgian racing driver and motorsport journalist d. 2008) in the year 1917.  

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

Feb 03   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history belgium Council of Flanders established  

Feb 05   On this day in history congress overrides Wilson's veto, curtailing Asian immigration  

Feb 05   Mexican constitution proclaimed on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1917 dick Emery, London England, actor (Yellow Submarine, Loot, Baby Love)  

Feb 09   In the year 1917 francis Allan, cricket bowler (lefty in 1879 Aust-Eng Test), dies  

Feb 10   On this day in history emile Pessard, composer, dies at 73  

Feb 10   Johanna Westerdijk installed as Neth 1st female professor on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 13   On this day in history joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer, dies at 48  

Feb 13   On this day in history polly Rose, actress (Myrtle-Love That Jill)  

Feb 15   In the year 1917 charles A van Ophuysen, Dutch orientalist, dies at 60  

Feb 15   On this day in history san Francisco Public Library (Main Branch at Civic center) dedicated  

Feb 15   SF Public Library (Main Branch at Civic center) dedicated on this day in history.  

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

Feb 16   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 06   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   In the year 1917 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.  

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