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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 06 May 2021

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

Apr 03   On this day in history lenin leaves Switzerland for Petrograd  

Apr 04   British Columbia gives women the provincial vote in the year 1917.  

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

Apr 05   Richard Yardumian, Philadelphia, composer (Come Creator Spirit) in the year 1917.  

Apr 06   On this day in history julian Faber, CEO (Willis Faber)  

Apr 06   On this day in history the United States enter World War I  

Apr 06   In the year 1917 uS declares war on Germany, enters World War I  

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

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

Apr 09   On this day in history johannes Bobrowski, writer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 10   In the year 1917 robert Burns Woodward, organic chemist (Nobel 1965)  

Apr 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 bijou Theater opens at 222 W 45th St NYC (Demolished 1982)  

Apr 12   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

Apr 14   In the year 1917 lew [Lejzer L] Zamenhof, Polish doc/linguist (Esperanto), dies at 57  

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

Apr 15   On this day in history hans Conried, Balt Md, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy)  

Apr 16   On this day in history lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution  

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   Louise Frederika, Queen of Greece in the year 1917.  

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   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

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

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

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

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

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1917 edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

Jan 29   In the year 1917 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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