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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 31 March 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 12   On this day in history hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train)  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   On this day in history burr Tillstrom, Chic Ill, puppeteer (Kukla, Fran & Ollie)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Oct 13   Soviet accept establishment of Petrograd Military in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   Arthur Schlesinger Jr, Ohio, historian (1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Oct 15   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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   In the year 1917 1st British bombing of Germany  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 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1917 marsha Hunt, Chicago Ill, actress (Jennifer-Peck's Bad Girl, Jigsaw)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 19   On this day in history 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   1st Americans to see action on front lines of WW I on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 21   In the year 1917 dizzy Gillespie, [John B], jazz trumpeter, a creator of modern jazz  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 21   On this day in history first Americans to see action on the front lines of WW I  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 22   Joan Fontaine, Tokyo Japan, actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 22   The birth of Joan Fontaine, American actress on this day in history.  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   Robert Bray, Kalispell Mont, actor (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West) in the year 1917.  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   On this day in history battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 24   Marshall Goldberg, NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 25   In Russia, Bolsheviks led by Vladimir Lenin seizes power in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 25   Lee MacPhail, American baseball manager and league executive in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Oct 26   Felix the Cat, cartoon character on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born in the year 1917.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1917

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Jan 02   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  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   In the year 1917 evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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