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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Feb 17   On this day in history edmund Bishop, English secretary of Thomas Carlyle, dies at 70  

Feb 18   Charles E Barber, US chief engraver (1879-1917), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Phyllis Calvert, London, actress (Man in Grey) in the year 1917.  

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

Feb 20   In the year 1917 ammunitions ship explodes in Archangelsk harbor, about 1,500 die  

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

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

Feb 21   On this day in history 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   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) in the year 1917.  

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

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

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

Feb 25   Alex Gordon, architect in the year 1917.  

Feb 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the birth of Anthony Burgess, English novelist  

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

Feb 26   First Annual fair at Utrecht Harbor (Netherlands) on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1917 robert Taft Jr, (Sen-R-Oh)  

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

Feb 27   In the year 1917 women in Ontario win right to vote in provincial elections  

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   In the year 1917 hans Deutgen, Sweden, world champion archer  

Feb 28   Russian Duma sets up Provisional Committee; workers set up Soviets in the year 1917.  

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

Mar 01   In the year 1917 1st federal land bank chartered  

Mar 01   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

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

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   On this day in history hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

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