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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Apr 03   On this day in history lenin arrives in Petrograd from Switzerland [NS=April 16]  

Apr 03   On this day in history lenin leaves Switzerland for Petrograd  

Apr 04   On this day in history british Columbia gives women the provincial vote.  

Apr 04   On this day in history joseph Ortiz, French-Algerian extremist (barricade uprising)  

Apr 05   Richard Yardumian, Philadelphia, composer (Come Creator Spirit) in the year 1917.  

Apr 06   On this day in history julian Faber, CEO (Willis Faber)  

Apr 06   On this day in history the United States enter World War I  

Apr 06   In the year 1917 uS declares war on Germany, enters World War I  

Apr 07   On this day in history de Falla's ballet "El Sombrero de tres Picos," premieres in Madrid  

Apr 07   R G Armstrong, Birmingham Ala, actor (T.H.E. Cat) on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Spyridon Filiskos Samaras, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   Battle of Arras begins in the year 1917.  

Apr 09   On this day in history capt. Thain Wendell MacDowell (Cdn. 38th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France  

Apr 09   Edward Thomas, poet, killed in WW I in the year 1917.  

Apr 09   On this day in history johannes Bobrowski, writer  

Apr 09   In the year 1917 lance-Sargent Ellis Wellwood Sifton (Cdn. 18th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France  

Apr 09   Pvt. William Johnstone Milne (Cdn. 16th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France in the year 1917.  

Apr 09   In the year 1917 vimy Ridge France stormed by Canadian troops  

Apr 10   Munition factory explosion at Eddystone PA, kills 133 workers on this day in history.  

Apr 10   Pvt. John George Pattison (Cdn. 50th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France in the year 1917.  

Apr 10   Robert Burns Woodward, organic chemist (Nobel 1965) on this day in history.  

Apr 11   On this day in history babe Ruth beats NY Yanks, pitching 3-hit 10-3 win for Red Sox  

Apr 11   In the year 1917 first Battle of Bullecourt, France  

Apr 12   In the year 1917 bijou Theater opens at 222 W 45th St NYC (Demolished 1982)  

Apr 12   M Marie Widlow, St Louis Mo, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957) on this day in history.  

Apr 14   Chic White Sox Ed Cicotte no-hits St Louis Browns, 11-0 on this day in history.  

Apr 14   Lew [Lejzer L] Zamenhof, Polish doc/linguist (Esperanto), dies at 57 in the year 1917.  

Apr 14   In the year 1917 valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations)  

Apr 15   Hans Conried, Balt Md, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy) on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution. Workers feel a sense of unity on this day in history.  

Apr 17   In the year 1917 bill Clements, American politician  

Apr 18   In the year 1917 louise Frederika, Queen of Greece  

Apr 18   Moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, gov-gen of Belg (1914-17), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 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   Buffalo Bill Cody died on this day in history.  

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   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 in the year 1917.  

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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