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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 24 May 2019

May 11   Hon Montague Woodhouse, Greek resistance organiser on this day in history.  

May 11   Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1917 42nd Preakness: E Haynes aboard Kalitan wins in 1:54.4  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

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

May 14   In the year 1917 herta Ryder, literary agent  

May 15   Hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist in the year 1917.  

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

May 18   On this day in history charles Wintour, journalist  

May 18   Satie/Massine/Picasso's ballet "Parade," premieres in Paris in the year 1917.  

May 18   US passes Selective Service act in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 dennis Day, Irish tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy)  

May 21   Leo Pinckney, 1st American drafted during WW I on this day in history.  

May 21   Leo Pinckney, first American drafted during WWI in the year 1917.  

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   The birth of Raymond Burr, American actor on this day in history.  

May 21   USS Ericsson fires first torpedo of war in the year 1917.  

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   Derek Hodgson, British high court judge on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history dorothy Sarnoff, US, actress(?)  

May 25   Leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 "Papa" John Creach, violinist  

May 29   John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Mass, (Sen-D-Mass), 35th Pres (1961-1963) on this day in history.  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

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   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1917 hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

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   In the year 1917 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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