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Historical Events In 1917

Saturday, 14 December 2019

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

Jan 29   In the year 1917 english submarine K13 leaves Gaire Loch  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 01   Admiral Tirpitz announces unlimited submarine war on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 04   In the year 1917 belgium Council of Flanders established  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1917 mexican constitution proclaimed  

Feb 05   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1917.  

Feb 09   Francis Allan, cricket bowler (lefty in 1879 Aust-Eng Test), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Emile Pessard, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1917.  

Feb 10   Johanna Westerdijk installed as Neth 1st female professor in the year 1917.  

Feb 10   Johanna Westerdijk installed as Netherlands first female professor in the year 1917.  

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

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

Feb 13   Joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1917.  

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

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born in the year 1917.  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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