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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 15 September 2019

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

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

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

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 in the year 1917.  

Apr 09   In the year 1917 johannes Bobrowski, writer  

Apr 09   Lance-Sargent Ellis Wellwood Sifton (Cdn. 18th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France in the year 1917.  

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

Apr 11   In the year 1917 babe Ruth beats NY Yanks, pitching 3-hit 10-3 win for Red Sox  

Apr 11   First Battle of Bullecourt, France in the year 1917.  

Apr 12   Bijou Theater opens at 222 W 45th St NYC (Demolished 1982) on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1917.  

Apr 14   On this day in history valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1917.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   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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