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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

Apr 03   In the year 1917 lenin leaves Switzerland for Petrograd  

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

Apr 06   Julian Faber, CEO (Willis Faber) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 06   On this day in history uS declares war on Germany, enters World War I  

Apr 07   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 spyridon Filiskos Samaras, composer, dies at 53  

Apr 09   On this day in history 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   Edward Thomas, poet, killed in WW I in the year 1917.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 10   On this day in history robert Burns Woodward, organic chemist (Nobel 1965)  

Apr 11   Babe Ruth beats NY Yanks, pitching 3-hit 10-3 win for Red Sox in the year 1917.  

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) in the year 1917.  

Apr 14   In the year 1917 chic White Sox Ed Cicotte no-hits St Louis Browns, 11-0  

Apr 14   Lew [Lejzer L] Zamenhof, Polish doc/linguist (Esperanto), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 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   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 in the year 1917.  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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