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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 05 April 2020

Feb 17   Edmund Bishop, English secretary of Thomas Carlyle, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Charles E Barber, US chief engraver (1879-1917), dies in the year 1917.  

Feb 18   On this day in history phyllis Calvert, London, actress (Man in Grey)  

Feb 19   Carson McCullers, US, novelist (Heart Is a Lonely Hunter) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 20   Frederick Page, CEO (British Aerospace Aircraft Group) in the year 1917.  

Feb 21   On this day in history british Mendi sinks off Isle of Wight, 627 die  

Feb 21   In the year 1917 train near Chirurcha Romania catches fire & explodes; 100s die  

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

Feb 22   In the year 1917 german Navy torpedoes 7 Dutch ships  

Feb 23   February revolution begins in Russia in the year 1917.  

Feb 23   In the year 1917 kenneth Tobey, actor (Chuck-Whirlybirds) [or Mar 23]  

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

Feb 24   In the year 1917 german plan to get Mexican help in WWI exposed (Zimmerman telegram)  

Feb 24   On this day in history russian revolution breaks out  

Feb 24   William Fairbank, Minneapolis, physicist (superconductivity) on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Alex Gordon, architect in the year 1917.  

Feb 25   In the year 1917 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.  

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

Feb 26   On this day in history 1st Annual fair at Utrecht Harbor (Netherlands)  

Feb 26   On this day in history first Annual fair at Utrecht Harbor (Netherlands)  

Feb 26   On this day in history robert Taft Jr, (Sen-R-Oh)  

Feb 27   John Connally, (Gov-D/R-Texas), shot in Kennedy motorcade in the year 1917.  

Feb 27   Women in Ontario win right to vote in provincial elections in the year 1917.  

Feb 28   In the year 1917 aP reports México & Japan will ally with Germany if US enters WWI  

Feb 28   In the year 1917 aP reports Mexico & Japan will allie with Germany if US enters WW I  

Feb 28   On this day in history hans Deutgen, Sweden, world champion archer  

Feb 28   In the year 1917 russian Duma sets up Provisional Committee; workers set up Soviets  

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

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   On this day in history firt federal land bank chartered  

Mar 01   IN Edmonton Alberta the Alberta Provincial Police Force is founded later duties are taken over by the RCMP in rural areas on this day in history.  

Mar 02   On this day in history desi Arnaz, Santiago Cuba, actor (I Love Lucy)  

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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   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   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1917 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   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   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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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