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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 27 May 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   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   In the year 1917 the United States enter World War I  

Apr 06   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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) in the year 1917.  

Apr 12   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history hans Conried, Balt Md, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy)  

Apr 16   Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution in the year 1917.  

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

Apr 17   Bill Clements, American politician on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

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   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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