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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 18 April 2019

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   John Raitt, Santa Ana Calif, actor/singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 31   In the year 1917 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   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   In the year 1917 aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician  

Feb 04   In the year 1917 belgium Council of Flanders established  

Feb 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1917 arthur Gold, Toronto, Canada, pianist  

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) in the year 1917.  

Feb 09   On this day in history 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   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   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 in the year 1917.  

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   Charles A van Ophuysen, Dutch orientalist, dies at 60 in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history 1st synagogue in 425 years opens in Madrid  

Feb 16   First synagogue in 425 years opens in Madrid on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

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   On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history 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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