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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

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

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   John Raitt, Santa Ana Calif, actor/singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game) in the year 1917.  

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) in the year 1917.  

Jan 31   Germany notifies US that U-boats will attack neutral merchant ship in the year 1917.  

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   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   Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician in the year 1917.  

Feb 04   On this day in history belgium Council of Flanders established  

Feb 05   Congress overrides Wilson's veto, curtailing Asian immigration in the year 1917.  

Feb 05   On this day in history mexican constitution proclaimed  

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   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 edouard A Drumont, French anti-semite journalist, dies at 72  

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

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

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

Feb 11   Richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer in the year 1917.  

Feb 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history polly Rose, actress (Myrtle-Love That Jill)  

Feb 15   Charles A van Ophuysen, Dutch orientalist, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  

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 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   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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

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

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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