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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 25 August 2019

Feb 17   In the year 1917 edmund Bishop, English secretary of Thomas Carlyle, dies at 70  

Feb 18   In the year 1917 charles E Barber, US chief engraver (1879-1917), dies  

Feb 18   Phyllis Calvert, London, actress (Man in Grey) on this day in history.  

Feb 19   In the year 1917 carson McCullers, US, novelist (Heart Is a Lonely Hunter)  

Feb 20   Ammunitions ship explodes in Archangelsk harbor, about 1,500 die on this day in history.  

Feb 20   On this day in history frederick Page, CEO (British Aerospace Aircraft Group)  

Feb 21   British Mendi sinks off Isle of Wight, 627 die on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Train near Chirurcha Romania catches fire & explodes; 100s die on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history victor G M Marijnen, Dutch premier (1963-65)  

Feb 22   On this day in history german Navy torpedoes 7 Dutch ships  

Feb 23   In the year 1917 february revolution begins in Russia  

Feb 23   Kenneth Tobey, actor (Chuck-Whirlybirds) [or Mar 23] on this day in history.  

Feb 24   German plan to get Mexican help in WW I exposed (Zimmerman telegram) on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history german plan to get Mexican help in WWI exposed (Zimmerman telegram)  

Feb 24   Russian revolution breaks out on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history william Fairbank, Minneapolis, physicist (superconductivity)  

Feb 25   Alex Gordon, architect on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Laconia, a Cunard ship. Sunk by torpedo attack from German U-boat U50 on the return journey from the USA to Liverpool while about 150 miles north west of the Fastnet Rock. There was a crew of 217 and she was carrying 75 passengers. 12 people were killed, 6 crew and 6 passengers on this day in history.  

Feb 25   The birth of Anthony Burgess, English novelist on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1917 1st Annual fair at Utrecht Harbor (Netherlands)  

Feb 26   First Annual fair at Utrecht Harbor (Netherlands) in the year 1917.  

Feb 26   Robert Taft Jr, (Sen-R-Oh) in the year 1917.  

Feb 27   On this day in history john Connally, (Gov-D/R-Texas), shot in Kennedy motorcade  

Feb 27   On this day in history women in Ontario win right to vote in provincial elections  

Feb 28   On this day in history aP reports México & Japan will ally with Germany if US enters WWI  

Feb 28   On this day in history aP reports Mexico & Japan will allie with Germany if US enters WW I  

Feb 28   Hans Deutgen, Sweden, world champion archer in the year 1917.  

Feb 28   On this day in history russian Duma sets up Provisional Committee; workers set up Soviets  

Feb 28   The birth of John B Connally, Texas Governor who was shot with JFK in the year 1917.  

Mar 01   1st federal land bank chartered in the year 1917.  

Mar 01   On this day in history dinah Shore, Winchester Tenn, singer (See the USA in a Chevrolet)  

Mar 01   Firt federal land bank chartered on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1917 iN Edmonton Alberta the Alberta Provincial Police Force is founded later duties are taken over by the RCMP in rural areas  

Mar 02   Desi Arnaz, Santiago Cuba, actor (I Love Lucy) in the year 1917.  

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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   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

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

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   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 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   In the year 1917 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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