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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 23 February 2020

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

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

Apr 04   In the year 1917 british Columbia gives women the provincial vote.  

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

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   De Falla's ballet "El Sombrero de tres Picos," premieres in Madrid on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 battle of Arras begins  

Apr 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   Robert Burns Woodward, organic chemist (Nobel 1965) on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   Valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations) in the year 1917.  

Apr 15   In the year 1917 hans Conried, Balt Md, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy)  

Apr 16   In the year 1917 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   Louise Frederika, Queen of Greece on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 01   In the year 1917 birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

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

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

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

Jan 10   In the year 1917 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   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies on this day in history.  

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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