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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

May 11   On this day in history 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   Paul Osmond, British senior civil servant in the year 1917.  

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

May 14   In the year 1917 herta Ryder, literary agent  

May 15   On this day in history hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist  

May 16   In the year 1917 george Gaynes, Helsinki Finland, actor (Henry-Punky Brewster)  

May 18   On this day in history charles Wintour, journalist  

May 18   Satie/Massine/Picasso's ballet "Parade," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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   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) in the year 1917.  

May 21   In the year 1917 leo Pinckney, 1st American drafted during WW I  

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

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

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

May 26   On this day in history walt Cruise hit 1st HR out of Braves Field  

May 27   Race riot in East St Louis IL, 1 black killed in the year 1917.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 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   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   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 in the year 1917.  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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