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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 21 June 2021

Jan 28   In the year 1917 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 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) 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   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 in the year 1917.  

Feb 03   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 mexico adopts it's constitution. The country now celebrates Constitution Day on February 5th to commemorate the event.  

Feb 05   In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history johanna Westerdijk installed as Netherlands first female professor  

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

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) in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 sF Public Library (Main Branch at Civic center) dedicated  

Feb 16   1st synagogue in 425 years opens in Madrid in the year 1917.  

Feb 16   First synagogue in 425 years opens in Madrid in the year 1917.  

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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   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 in the year 1917.  

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

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

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1917 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   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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