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Historical Events In 1917

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

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 in the year 1917.  

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

May 13   On this day in history ernest Bloch's "Schelomo" premieres  

May 13   On this day in history paul Osmond, British senior civil servant  

May 13   The first appearance of Mary to 3 shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal in the year 1917.  

May 14   On this day in history herta Ryder, literary agent  

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

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

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

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

May 18   US passes Selective Service act on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1917 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

May 28   In the year 1917 "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   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   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   In the year 1917 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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

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 in the year 1917.  

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