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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

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

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

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

Feb 01   On this day in history admiral Tirpitz announces unlimited submarine war  

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   US liner Housatonic sunk by German sub in the year 1917.  

Feb 03   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1917 mexican constitution proclaimed  

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   In the year 1917 zsa Zsa Gabor, [Zsa Sari], Budapest, actress (Queen of Outer Space)  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history edouard A Drumont, French anti-semite journalist, dies at 72  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1917 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   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   In the year 1917 joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer, dies at 48  

Feb 13   Polly Rose, actress (Myrtle-Love That Jill) on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1917 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   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   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   On this day in history birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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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