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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 16 November 2018

Mar 15   In the year 1917 nicholas II, last Russian tsar, says he will abdicate [3/3 OS]  

Mar 17   On this day in history 1st exclusively women's bowling tournament begins in St Louis  

Mar 17   Arthur Basil Cotle, medievalist in the year 1917.  

Mar 17   Tsar Nicolas II of Russia abdicates the throne on this day in history.  

Mar 18   William Shalders, S Afr cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies in the year 1917.  

Mar 19   On this day in history navy Department authorizes enrollment of women in Naval Reserve with ratings of yeoman, radio electrician, or other essential ratings.  

Mar 19   US Supreme Court upheld 8-hour work day for railroad employees (Adamson Act) on this day in history.  

Mar 19   US Supreme Court upheld 8-hr work day for railroad employees on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Dolf Verspoor, literary/interpreter (M Nijhoff Prize 1958) on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Lieutenant FH McNamara, 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, becomes the only member of the AFC to win a Victoria Cross for his action in the raid on Tel el Hasi, Palestine on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1917 1st female US Navy Petty Officer is Loretta Walsh  

Mar 21   In the year 1917 loretta Walsh becomes first woman Navy petty officer when sworn in as Chief Yeoman.  

Mar 22   C S Pick, publisher in the year 1917.  

Mar 22   One week after socialist revolutionaries forced Russian Czar Nicholas II to abdicate, the United States becomes the first government in the world to recognize Russia’s provincial government in the year 1917.  

Mar 23   On this day in history 4 day series of tornadoes kills 211 in Midwest US  

Mar 23   H C Allen, American historian in the year 1917.  

Mar 23   On this day in history launching of USS New Mexico, first dreadnought with turboelectric drive  

Mar 23   In the year 1917 tornadoes kills 211 over 4 days in Midwest US  

Mar 26   Jean Graham Hall, circuit court judge (England) on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Stanley Cup: Seattle Metropolitans (PCHA) beat Montreal Canadiens (NHL), 3 games to 1 in the year 1917.  

Mar 27   Cyrus R Vance, US Secretary of State (1977-80) in the year 1917.  

Mar 27   Lt. Frederick M. W. Harvey (Lord Strathcona's Horse Cdn.) wins the Victoria Cross at Gyencourt France on this day in history.  

Mar 28   Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv & Jaffa by Turkish authorities on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds)  

Mar 29   On this day in history fran Gerbic, composer, dies at 76  

Mar 30   Els Aarne, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history uS purchases Danish West Indies for $25M & renames them Virgin Islands  

Mar 31   In the year 1917 uS purchases Danish West Indies for $25M and renames them Virgin Islands  

Apr 01   In the year 1917 johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight)  

Apr 01   On this day in history scott Joplin, ragtime composer (Sting), dies at 48  

Apr 02   Dabbs Greer, Fairview Mo, actor (Gunsmoke, Little House on Prairie) in the year 1917.  

Apr 02   On this day in history jeannette Rankin becomes 1st women member of US House of Reps  

Apr 02   Pres Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Bill Finegan, Newark NJ, (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue) on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1917 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   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   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   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 in the year 1917.  

Jan 06   In the year 1917 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   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   In the year 1917 edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

Jan 29   On this day in history evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Feb 05   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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