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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 18 February 2019

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

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

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

Feb 21   British Mendi sinks off Isle of Wight, 627 die in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history german Navy torpedoes 7 Dutch ships  

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

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

Feb 24   In the year 1917 russian revolution breaks out  

Feb 24   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history first Annual fair at Utrecht Harbor (Netherlands)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   Hans Deutgen, Sweden, world champion archer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born in the year 1917.  

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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