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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

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

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   In the year 1917 paul Frère, Belgian racing driver and motorsport journalist d. 2008)  

Jan 31   Germany notifies US that U-boats will attack neutral merchant ship on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician  

Feb 04   Belgium Council of Flanders established in the year 1917.  

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

Feb 05   Mexican constitution proclaimed in the year 1917.  

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

Feb 05   Zsa Zsa Gabor, [Zsa Sari], Budapest, actress (Queen of Outer Space) in the year 1917.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   Johanna Westerdijk installed as Netherlands first female professor on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1917.  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

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

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   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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

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

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