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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

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   Andre A Rieu, Dutch conductor on this day in history.  

May 13   In the year 1917 1st appearance of Mary to 3 shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal  

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

May 13   Paul Osmond, British senior civil servant on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 16   George Gaynes, Helsinki Finland, actor (Henry-Punky Brewster) on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history enyss Djemil, composer  

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

May 20   Turkish govt authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv & Jaffa on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.  

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

May 22   Jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist in the year 1917.  

May 23   On this day in history dutch 2nd Chamber okays 1908 conscription draft  

May 24   In the year 1917 derek Hodgson, British high court judge  

May 25   Dorothy Sarnoff, US, actress(?) in the year 1917.  

May 25   Leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 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   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies in the year 1917.  

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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