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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

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   42nd Preakness: E Haynes aboard Kalitan wins in 1:54.4 on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history andre A Rieu, Dutch conductor  

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

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   On this day in history herta Ryder, literary agent  

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

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

May 18   In the year 1917 charles Wintour, journalist  

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

May 18   In the year 1917 uS passes Selective Service act  

May 20   On this day in history enyss Djemil, composer  

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

May 20   On this day in history turkish govt authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv & Jaffa  

May 21   Dennis Day, Irish tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy) in the year 1917.  

May 21   Leo Pinckney, 1st American drafted during WW I in the year 1917.  

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

May 21   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 in the year 1917.  

May 21   The birth of Raymond Burr, American actor in the year 1917.  

May 21   In the year 1917 uSS Ericsson fires first torpedo of war  

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

May 23   In the year 1917 dutch 2nd Chamber okays 1908 conscription draft  

May 24   Derek Hodgson, British high court judge in the year 1917.  

May 25   In the year 1917 dorothy Sarnoff, US, actress(?)  

May 25   On this day in history leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer, dies at 72  

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

May 26   Walt Cruise hit 1st HR out of Braves Field on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 29   On this day in history john Fitzgerald Kennedy, Mass, (Sen-D-Mass), 35th Pres (1961-1963)  

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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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.  

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   Buffalo Bill Cody died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.  

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