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Historical Events In 1917

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

Jan 29   In the year 1917 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   Paul Frère, Belgian racing driver and motorsport journalist d. 2008) in the year 1917.  

Jan 31   On this day in history germany notifies US that U-boats will attack neutral merchant ship  

Feb 01   Admiral Tirpitz announces unlimited submarine war in the year 1917.  

Feb 03   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history uS liner Housatonic sunk by German sub & diplomatic relations severed  

Feb 04   Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician in the year 1917.  

Feb 04   Belgium Council of Flanders established on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Congress overrides Wilson's veto, curtailing Asian immigration in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1917 richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer  

Feb 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 polly Rose, actress (Myrtle-Love That Jill)  

Feb 15   Charles A van Ophuysen, Dutch orientalist, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1917 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   1st synagogue in 425 years opens in Madrid in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

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

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1917 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   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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