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Historical Events In 1917

Saturday, 20 April 2019

Mar 02   Jones Act Puerto Rico territory created, US citizenship granted in the year 1917.  

Mar 02   On this day in history jones Act: Puerto Rico territory created, US citizenship granted  

Mar 02   In the year 1917 puerto Ricans are granted US citizenship.  

Mar 03   Bert van Aerschot, Flemish writer (Elevator, Women) in the year 1917.  

Mar 03   Congress passes first excess profits tax on corporations in the year 1917.  

Mar 03   On this day in history great monarch Michael resigns after 1 day as czar  

Mar 03   Nicholas II, last Russian tsar, abdicates in the year 1917.  

Mar 04   Jeannette Rankin (Rep-R-Mont) becomes 1st female member of Congress on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Jeannette Rankin (Representative-Republican-MT) becomes first female member of Congress on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Peace activist and suffragist Jeanette Rankin became the first woman elected to the US House of Representatives in the year 1917.  

Mar 05   1st jazz recording for Victor Records released on this day in history.  

Mar 05   Joseph Stone, lawyer in the year 1917.  

Mar 05   On this day in history the first jazz recording for Victor Records released  

Mar 06   In the year 1917 j A Mommersteeg, Dutch asst sect of Defense (KVP)  

Mar 06   Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom, premier of Belgium (1899), dies at 73 in the year 1917.  

Mar 07   In the year 1917 1st jazz record "Dixie Jazz Band One Step," recorded by Nick LaRocca Original Dixieland Jazz Band, released by RCA Victor in Camden NJ  

Mar 07   Davis Roberts, Mobile Ala, actor (Mr Johnson-Boone) on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1917 a Marja, [ATE Mooy], Dutch literary (Shreds on the River)  

Mar 08   Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Dutch count/air pioneer, dies at 78 in the year 1917.  

Mar 08   In the year 1917 russian revolution breaks out (in Petrograd/St Petersburg)  

Mar 08   In the year 1917 russian revolution breaks out [OS=Feb 24] (in Petrograd)  

Mar 09   On this day in history dante B Fascell, (Rep-D-FL, 1955- )  

Mar 10   Batangas was formally founded as one of the Philippines's earliest encomiendas on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1917 frank Perconte, American sergeant from Easy Company during WWII.  

Mar 11   On this day in history 1st NHL championship game ever played, Toronto Arenas beats Montréal Canadiens 7-3 in 1st of 2 game set (second game on March 13)  

Mar 11   British troops occupy Baghdad on this day in history.  

Mar 12   Googie Withers, Karachi India, actress (1 of Our Aircraft is Missing) on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history izvestia, the official Soviet newspaper, founded  

Mar 12   On this day in history russian Dumas sets up Provisional Committee; workers set up Soviets  

Mar 12   On this day in history stalin, Kamenev &Muranov arrive in St Petersburg  

Mar 13   Ina Ray Hutton, Chicago Ill, orch leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show) on this day in history.  

Mar 14   China severs diplomatic relations with Germany in World War I in the year 1917.  

Mar 14   Macha Louis Rosenthal, critic/poet in the year 1917.  

Mar 15   On this day in history nicholas II, last Russian tsar, says he will abdicate  

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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   In the year 1917 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   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1917 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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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