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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 19 April 2021

May 11   In the year 1917 hon Montague Woodhouse, Greek resistance organiser  

May 11   In the year 1917 otto Adolf Klauwell, composer, dies at 66  

May 12   On this day in history 42nd Preakness: E Haynes aboard Kalitan wins in 1:54.4  

May 12   In the year 1917 andre A Rieu, Dutch conductor  

May 13   1st appearance of Mary to 3 shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal on this day in history.  

May 13   Ernest Bloch's "Schelomo" premieres in the year 1917.  

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

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

May 14   Herta Ryder, literary agent in the year 1917.  

May 15   In the year 1917 hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist  

May 16   On this day in history george Gaynes, Helsinki Finland, actor (Henry-Punky Brewster)  

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

May 18   Satie/Massine/Picasso's ballet "Parade," premieres in Paris in the year 1917.  

May 18   US passes Selective Service act on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1917 enyss Djemil, composer  

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 in the year 1917.  

May 21   Dennis Day, Irish tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy) on this day in history.  

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

May 21   Leo Pinckney, first American drafted during WWI in the year 1917.  

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   The birth of Raymond Burr, American actor on this day in history.  

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

May 22   In the year 1917 jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist  

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

May 24   Derek Hodgson, British high court judge on this day in history.  

May 25   Dorothy Sarnoff, US, actress(?) on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1917 leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer, dies at 72  

May 26   Eva Szorenyi, Hungarian actress, freedom activist for Hungary on this day in history.  

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

May 27   In the year 1917 race riot in East St Louis IL, 1 black killed  

May 27   In the year 1917 race riot in East St Louis Illinois, 1 black killed  

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

May 29   John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Mass, (Sen-D-Mass), 35th Pres (1961-1963) 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   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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born on this day in history.  

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   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history 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   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   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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