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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 20 September 2019

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

May 11   In the year 1917 otto Adolf Klauwell, composer, dies at 66  

May 12   On this day in history 42nd Preakness: E Haynes aboard Kalitan wins in 1:54.4  

May 12   Andre A Rieu, Dutch conductor on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

May 14   In the year 1917 herta Ryder, literary agent  

May 15   On this day in history hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist  

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   On this day in history enyss Djemil, composer  

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

May 20   In the year 1917 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   Leo Pinckney, 1st American drafted during WW I on this day in history.  

May 21   Leo Pinckney, first American drafted during WWI on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1917 dorothy Sarnoff, US, actress(?)  

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

May 26   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

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

May 28   "Papa" John Creach, violinist in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born in the year 1917.  

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 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   In the year 1917 edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

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

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

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   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 in the year 1917.  

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