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Historical Events In 1917

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Feb 17   Edmund Bishop, English secretary of Thomas Carlyle, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

Feb 18   On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.  

Feb 20   Frederick Page, CEO (British Aerospace Aircraft Group) on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1917 british Mendi sinks off Isle of Wight, 627 die  

Feb 21   Train near Chirurcha Romania catches fire & explodes; 100s die in the year 1917.  

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

Feb 22   German Navy torpedoes 7 Dutch ships in the year 1917.  

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) in the year 1917.  

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

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 28   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 dinah Shore, Winchester Tenn, singer (See the USA in a Chevrolet)  

Mar 01   Firt federal land bank chartered in the year 1917.  

Mar 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

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   In the year 1917 birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

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   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   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

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 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   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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