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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Jan 28   Municipally owned streetcars take to the streets of San Francisco, California in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   In the year 1917 english submarine K13 leaves Gaire Loch  

Jan 29   In the year 1917 evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Jan 29   On this day in history john Raitt, Santa Ana Calif, actor/singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game)  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1917 uS liner Housatonic sunk by German sub  

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   On this day in history belgium Council of Flanders established  

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

Feb 05   Mexican constitution proclaimed on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history mexico adopts it's constitution. The country now celebrates Constitution Day on February 5th to commemorate the event.  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 francis Allan, cricket bowler (lefty in 1879 Aust-Eng Test), dies  

Feb 10   On this day in history emile Pessard, composer, dies at 73  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Polly Rose, actress (Myrtle-Love That Jill) in the year 1917.  

Feb 15   In the year 1917 charles A van Ophuysen, Dutch orientalist, dies at 60  

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

Feb 15   SF Public Library (Main Branch at Civic center) dedicated in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

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

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 in the year 1917.  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1917.  

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