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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Oct 10   In the year 1917 ilona Ference, actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 11   Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 11   Harry Trott, cricketer (Aust capt played 24 Tests 1888-1898), dies in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 12   Hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 12   The First Battle of Passchendaele, now Passendale in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 13   In the year 1917 burr Tillstrom, Chic Ill, puppeteer (Kukla, Fran & Ollie)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 13   Florence La Badie, American actress on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 13   Soviet accept establishment of Petrograd Military on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   In the year 1917 arthur Schlesinger Jr, Ohio, historian (1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   On this day in history chicago White Sox beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 14th World Series  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Oct 15   Mata Hari Dutch dancer/German spy executed by firing squad in Paris in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   Mata Hari, Dutch dancer/German spy, executed by firing squad in Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   On this day in history uSS Cassin (DD-43) torpedoed by German submarine U-61 off coast of Ireland. In trying to save the ship, Gunner's Mate Osmond Kelly Ingram becomes first American sailor killed in World War I and later is awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism. He becomes the first enlisted man to have a ship named for him, in 1919.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   1st British bombing of Germany on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   On this day in history first train over the Quebec Bridge over the St. Lawrence. This was constructed by the Dominion Government for use by the National Transcontinental Railway. This bridge was notorious in that it fell down twice during construction On August 29, 1907 the south cantilever arm collapsed killing 65 or more workmen.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   First train over the Quebec Bridge over the St. Lawrence. This was constructed by the Dominion Government for use by the National Transcontinental Railway. This bridge was notorious in that it fell down twice during construction: On August 29, 1907 the south cantilever arm collapsed killing 65 or more workmen in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   Maria J "Marie" Bakker, actress/wife of Maarten Stranger, dies at 59 in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   On this day in history marsha Hunt, Chicago Ill, actress (Jennifer-Peck's Bad Girl, Jigsaw)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 19   In the year 1917 love Field in Dallas, Texas is opened.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 20   Efrain Jonckheer, premier Dutch Antilles in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 21   In the year 1917 1st Americans to see action on front lines of WW I  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 21   On this day in history dizzy Gillespie, [John B], jazz trumpeter, a creator of modern jazz  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 21   First Americans to see action on the front lines of WW I in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 22   Joan Fontaine, Tokyo Japan, actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 22   On this day in history the birth of Joan Fontaine, American actress  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 23   In the year 1917 1st Infantry division "Big Red One" shoots 1st US shot in WW I  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 23   In the year 1917 robert Bray, Kalispell Mont, actor (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 23   The Canadian Railway War Board holds its first meeting in the Canadian Pacific Boardroom in Windsor Station, Montreal. The name was changed to the Railway Association of Canada in 1919. The RAC represents the interests of all railways operating in Canada in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 24   Battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 24   Marshall Goldberg, NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 25   In Russia, Bolsheviks led by Vladimir Lenin seizes power on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 25   In the year 1917 lee MacPhail, American baseball manager and league executive  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 26   Capt. Christopher P.J. O'Kelly (52nd Cdn. Infantry BAtt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 26   In the year 1917 felix the Cat, cartoon character  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 29   On this day in history evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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