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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

May 11   Hon Montague Woodhouse, Greek resistance organiser on this day in history.  

May 11   Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1917 42nd Preakness: E Haynes aboard Kalitan wins in 1:54.4  

May 12   Andre A Rieu, Dutch conductor on this day in history.  

May 13   1st appearance of Mary to 3 shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal in the year 1917.  

May 13   In the year 1917 ernest Bloch's "Schelomo" premieres  

May 13   On this day in history paul Osmond, British senior civil servant  

May 13   In the year 1917 the first appearance of Mary to 3 shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal  

May 14   Herta Ryder, literary agent on this day in history.  

May 15   Hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist in the year 1917.  

May 16   George Gaynes, Helsinki Finland, actor (Henry-Punky Brewster) in the year 1917.  

May 18   Charles Wintour, journalist on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history satie/Massine/Picasso's ballet "Parade," premieres in Paris  

May 18   On this day in history uS passes Selective Service act  

May 20   Enyss Djemil, composer in the year 1917.  

May 20   In the year 1917 turkish Government authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv & Jaffa  

May 20   Turkish govt authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv & Jaffa on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1917 dennis Day, Irish tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy)  

May 21   On this day in history leo Pinckney, 1st American drafted during WW I  

May 21   Leo Pinckney, first American drafted during WWI on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history sS City of Corinth, sunk by torpedo by the german submarine UB31 in the English Channel 12 miles SW of the Lizard penisular, Cornwall while en-route from Singapore to London with a general cargo  

May 21   On this day in history the birth of Raymond Burr, American actor  

May 21   USS Ericsson fires first torpedo of war on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist  

May 23   Dutch 2nd Chamber okays 1908 conscription draft in the year 1917.  

May 24   In the year 1917 derek Hodgson, British high court judge  

May 25   On this day in history dorothy Sarnoff, US, actress(?)  

May 25   Leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1917.  

May 26   Eva Szorenyi, Hungarian actress, freedom activist for Hungary in the year 1917.  

May 26   In the year 1917 walt Cruise hit 1st HR out of Braves Field  

May 27   On this day in history race riot in East St Louis IL, 1 black killed  

May 27   Race riot in East St Louis Illinois, 1 black killed on this day in history.  

May 28   "Papa" John Creach, violinist on this day in history.  

May 29   John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Mass, (Sen-D-Mass), 35th Pres (1961-1963) 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   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1917 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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