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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 23 October 2020

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

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

May 13   In the year 1917 paul Osmond, British senior civil servant  

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) in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

May 21   The birth of Raymond Burr, American actor in the year 1917.  

May 21   On this day in history uSS Ericsson fires first torpedo of war  

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   On this day in history derek Hodgson, British high court judge  

May 25   Dorothy Sarnoff, US, actress(?) on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1917 leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer, dies at 72  

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

May 26   Walt Cruise hit 1st HR out of Braves Field on this day in history.  

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

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   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   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1917 birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 06   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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