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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 18 July 2019

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

May 12   Andre A Rieu, Dutch conductor in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 13   Paul Osmond, British senior civil servant in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.  

May 18   In the year 1917 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   Turkish Government authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv & Jaffa on this day in history.  

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

May 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history leo Pinckney, first American drafted during WWI  

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history eva Szorenyi, Hungarian actress, freedom activist for Hungary  

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

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

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

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born in the year 1917.  

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   Buffalo Bill Cody died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

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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