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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

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

Apr 03   In the year 1917 lenin leaves Switzerland for Petrograd  

Apr 04   British Columbia gives women the provincial vote on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Joseph Ortiz, French-Algerian extremist (barricade uprising) in the year 1917.  

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

Apr 06   In the year 1917 julian Faber, CEO (Willis Faber)  

Apr 06   The United States enter World War I in the year 1917.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 09   On this day in history battle of Arras begins  

Apr 09   In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   Johannes Bobrowski, writer on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history munition factory explosion at Eddystone PA, kills 133 workers  

Apr 10   Pvt. John George Pattison (Cdn. 50th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France on this day in history.  

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   Bijou Theater opens at 222 W 45th St NYC (Demolished 1982) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

Apr 14   Valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations) on this day in history.  

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   Bill Clements, American politician in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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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   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

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

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

Jan 06   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 in the year 1917.  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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