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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Apr 03   Lenin arrives in Petrograd from Switzerland [NS=April 16] in the year 1917.  

Apr 03   Lenin leaves Switzerland for Petrograd in the year 1917.  

Apr 04   In the year 1917 british Columbia gives women the provincial vote.  

Apr 04   In the year 1917 joseph Ortiz, French-Algerian extremist (barricade uprising)  

Apr 05   Richard Yardumian, Philadelphia, composer (Come Creator Spirit) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 06   In the year 1917 the United States enter World War I  

Apr 06   US declares war on Germany, enters World War I on this day in history.  

Apr 07   In the year 1917 de Falla's ballet "El Sombrero de tres Picos," premieres in Madrid  

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 in the year 1917.  

Apr 09   Battle of Arras begins in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Apr 09   On this day in history johannes Bobrowski, writer  

Apr 09   Lance-Sargent Ellis Wellwood Sifton (Cdn. 18th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history pvt. William Johnstone Milne (Cdn. 16th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France  

Apr 09   Vimy Ridge France stormed by Canadian troops in the year 1917.  

Apr 10   In the year 1917 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   Babe Ruth beats NY Yanks, pitching 3-hit 10-3 win for Red Sox in the year 1917.  

Apr 11   First Battle of Bullecourt, France on this day in history.  

Apr 12   Bijou Theater opens at 222 W 45th St NYC (Demolished 1982) in the year 1917.  

Apr 12   M Marie Widlow, St Louis Mo, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957) in the year 1917.  

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) in the year 1917.  

Apr 16   In the year 1917 lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution  

Apr 16   Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution. Workers feel a sense of unity in the year 1917.  

Apr 17   On this day in history bill Clements, American politician  

Apr 18   Louise Frederika, Queen of Greece on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

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

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   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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