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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 15 November 2019

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

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   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   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   Herta Ryder, literary agent in the year 1917.  

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

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

May 18   In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.  

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   Turkish govt authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv & Jaffa in the year 1917.  

May 21   Dennis Day, Irish tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy) in the year 1917.  

May 21   Leo Pinckney, 1st American drafted during WW I in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 27   Race riot in East St Louis IL, 1 black killed in the year 1917.  

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born in the year 1917.  

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   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

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

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