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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Apr 19   On this day in history 21st Boston Marathon won by Bill Kennedy of NY in 2:28:37.2  

Apr 19   On this day in history johnny Hoes, Dutch musician/producer (Wished I'd stayed with my Mom)  

Apr 20   In the year 1917 pravda (Lenin names Russia "Free land of world")  

Apr 20   SS Ballochbuie, torpedoed and sunk by German UC41 off the Firth of Forth Isle of May. In passage from Aberdeen to Sunderland on this day in history.  

Apr 21   Emanuel Vardi, Jerusalem Israel, violist, SD Symph 1978-82) on this day in history.  

Apr 21   In the year 1917 foundation of Imperial War Graves Commission, later Commonwealth War Graves Commission The purpose of the commission was to erect and maintain war memorials and cemeteries  

Apr 22   Leo Abse, biographer/MP in the year 1917.  

Apr 24   Len Creed, bookmaker on this day in history.  

Apr 24   In the year 1917 oskar Blumenthal, writer, dies  

Apr 24   In the year 1917 yankee lefty George Mogridge no-hits Red Sox 2-1 at Fenway  

Apr 26   M Wolf discovers asteroid #868 Lova on this day in history.  

Apr 28   On this day in history joop Waasdorp, Dutch writer (Naked Life)  

Apr 29   On this day in history celeste Holm, American actress  

Apr 30   Bea Wain, US singer/radio host (Lucky Strike Hit Parade) in the year 1917.  

May 01   On this day in history danielle Darrieux, France, actress (Alexander the Great, Mayerling)  

May 01   Jose E Rodo, Uruguayan writer (Motivos de proteo), dies on this day in history.  

May 02   On this day in history albert Castelyns, Belgian water polo player and bobsledder  

May 02   On this day in history cin Fred Tooney & Chic's Hippo Vaughn pitch duel no-hitter, Vaughn gives up 2 hits & a run in 10th, so Cin wins 1-0  

May 02   On this day in history the Drayton-Acworth report is produced being the findings of two out of three members of a Royal Commission which was set up in 1916. Sir Henry L. Drayton was Chairman of the Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada while William Ackworth came from London. The third member, who produced a minority report, was Alfred H. Smith, President of the New York Central Railway. The report recommends that the Government take over the Grand Trunk, the Grand Trunk Pacific and the Canadian Northern companies and operate them as one system together with the Intercolonial and the National Transcontinental Railway. The recommendations are accepted by the Government.  

May 03   1st performance of Ernest Bloch's symphony "Israel" in the year 1917.  

May 03   James Penberthy, composer on this day in history.  

May 03   On this day in history lt. Robert G. Combe (27th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Corss at Acheville, France  

May 03   On this day in history norman Callaway, NSW bat, cricketer (207 in only FC innings), dies  

May 03   Second attack on Bullecourt sector of Hindenburg Line in France in the year 1917.  

May 04   Arabs sack Tel Aviv in the year 1917.  

May 04   Edward Toner Cone, composer on this day in history.  

May 05   Ron Saggers, cricket wicket-keeper (effective NSW & Aussie late 40's) on this day in history.  

May 05   On this day in history st Louis Brown Ernie Koob no-hits Chic White Sox, 1-0  

May 06   On this day in history st Louis Brown Bob Groom no-hits Chic White Sox, 3-0  

May 07   On this day in history david Tomlinson, Scotland, actor (Mary Poppins, Helter Skelter)  

May 07   Red Sox Babe Ruth beats Wash Senator Walter Johnson, 1-0 in the year 1917.  

May 09   George Fleming, cyclist in the year 1917.  

May 10   In the year 1917 atlantic ships get destroyer escorts to stop German attacks  

May 11   Britain grants Royal Letters Patent to New Zealand in the year 1917.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1917 birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   In the year 1917 birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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