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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 19 January 2020

May 11   On this day in history hon Montague Woodhouse, Greek resistance organiser  

May 11   On this day in history otto Adolf Klauwell, composer, dies at 66  

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

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   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 herta Ryder, literary agent  

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   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   Enyss Djemil, composer on this day in history.  

May 20   Turkish Government authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv & Jaffa in the year 1917.  

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

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   In the year 1917 leo Pinckney, first American drafted during WWI  

May 21   On this day in history 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  

May 21   On this day in history the birth of Raymond Burr, American actor  

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

May 22   In the year 1917 jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist  

May 23   Dutch 2nd Chamber okays 1908 conscription draft in the year 1917.  

May 24   Derek Hodgson, British high court judge in the year 1917.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 28   On this day in history "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   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born on this day in history.  

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 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   Buffalo Bill Cody died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 in the year 1917.  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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