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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 24 January 2020

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

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   In the year 1917 1st jazz record recorded (Dark Town Strutters Ball)  

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

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   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   Belgium Council of Flanders established on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Congress overrides Wilson's veto, curtailing Asian immigration on this day in history.  

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 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) on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Arthur Gold, Toronto, Canada, pianist on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history dick Emery, London England, actor (Yellow Submarine, Loot, Baby Love)  

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

Feb 10   In the year 1917 emile Pessard, composer, dies at 73  

Feb 10   On this day in history johanna Westerdijk installed as Neth 1st female professor  

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

Feb 11   On this day in history 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   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   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   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born on this day in history.  

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 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   In the year 1917 birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

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   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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