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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

May 11   Hon Montague Woodhouse, Greek resistance organiser in the year 1917.  

May 11   Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1917.  

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

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

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 in the year 1917.  

May 15   Hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1917 uS passes Selective Service act  

May 20   Enyss Djemil, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 22   Jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1917 eva Szorenyi, Hungarian actress, freedom activist for Hungary  

May 26   Walt Cruise hit 1st HR out of Braves Field in the year 1917.  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

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   In the year 1917 edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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