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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 19 July 2019

Apr 03   Lenin arrives in Petrograd from Switzerland [NS=April 16] on this day in history.  

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

Apr 05   In the year 1917 richard Yardumian, Philadelphia, composer (Come Creator Spirit)  

Apr 06   Julian Faber, CEO (Willis Faber) in the year 1917.  

Apr 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history de Falla's ballet "El Sombrero de tres Picos," premieres in Madrid  

Apr 07   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 battle of Arras begins  

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

Apr 09   On this day in history edward Thomas, poet, killed in WW I  

Apr 09   Johannes Bobrowski, writer in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   Vimy Ridge France stormed by Canadian troops on this day in history.  

Apr 10   In the year 1917 munition factory explosion at Eddystone PA, kills 133 workers  

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

Apr 10   Robert Burns Woodward, organic chemist (Nobel 1965) in the year 1917.  

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

Apr 11   On this day in history first Battle of Bullecourt, France  

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

Apr 12   In the year 1917 m Marie Widlow, St Louis Mo, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957)  

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

Apr 15   On this day in history hans Conried, Balt Md, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy)  

Apr 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history louise Frederika, Queen of Greece  

Apr 18   In the year 1917 moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, gov-gen of Belg (1914-17), dies at 73  

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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   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   On this day in history birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 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   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   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history 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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