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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 13 December 2018

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

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   On this day in history ammunitions ship explodes in Archangelsk harbor, about 1,500 die  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1917 victor G M Marijnen, Dutch premier (1963-65)  

Feb 22   German Navy torpedoes 7 Dutch ships on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history february revolution begins in Russia  

Feb 23   On this day in history kenneth Tobey, actor (Chuck-Whirlybirds) [or Mar 23]  

Feb 24   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 william Fairbank, Minneapolis, physicist (superconductivity)  

Feb 25   In the year 1917 alex Gordon, architect  

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   In the year 1917 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) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 28   AP reports México & Japan will ally with Germany if US enters WWI on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   Firt federal land bank chartered in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 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   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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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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