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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

Apr 03   Lenin leaves Switzerland for Petrograd on this day in history.  

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

Apr 04   Joseph Ortiz, French-Algerian extremist (barricade uprising) on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 06   The United States enter World War I on this day in history.  

Apr 06   US declares war on Germany, enters World War I in the year 1917.  

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

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

Apr 07   On this day in history spyridon Filiskos Samaras, composer, dies at 53  

Apr 09   Battle of Arras begins in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1917 vimy Ridge France stormed by Canadian troops  

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

Apr 12   In the year 1917 bijou Theater opens at 222 W 45th St NYC (Demolished 1982)  

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 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   In the year 1917 hans Conried, Balt Md, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy)  

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   In the year 1917 bill Clements, American politician  

Apr 18   In the year 1917 louise Frederika, Queen of Greece  

Apr 18   On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.  

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

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

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 in the year 1917.  

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