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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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

Jan 29   English submarine K13 leaves Gaire Loch on this day in history.  

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   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   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   On this day in history 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   US liner Housatonic sunk by German sub & diplomatic relations severed in the year 1917.  

Feb 04   On this day in history aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician  

Feb 04   In the year 1917 belgium Council of Flanders established  

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

Feb 05   Mexican constitution proclaimed on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   Dick Emery, London England, actor (Yellow Submarine, Loot, Baby Love) in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

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

Feb 11   Richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer on this day in history.  

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   Joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer, dies at 48 in the year 1917.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history 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   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   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   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   In the year 1917 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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

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

Feb 05   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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