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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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 on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history ernest Bloch's "Schelomo" premieres  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 turkish Government authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv & Jaffa  

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   In the year 1917 leo Pinckney, 1st American drafted during WW I  

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   In the year 1917 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   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   In the year 1917 walt Cruise hit 1st HR out of Braves Field  

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   "Papa" John Creach, violinist on this day in history.  

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   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 01   In the year 1917 birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

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   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   In the year 1917 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   In the year 1917 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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