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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 25 September 2022

Oct 10   Ilona Ference, actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   In the year 1917 franz Alphons Wolpert, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   Harry Trott, cricketer (Aust capt played 24 Tests 1888-1898), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 12   Hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 12   In the year 1917 the First Battle of Passchendaele, now Passendale  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 13   Burr Tillstrom, Chic Ill, puppeteer (Kukla, Fran & Ollie) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 13   In the year 1917 soviet accept establishment of Petrograd Military  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 15   Arthur Schlesinger Jr, Ohio, historian (1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Oct 15   In the year 1917 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 17   In the year 1917 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 17   On this day in history maria J "Marie" Bakker, actress/wife of Maarten Stranger, dies at 59  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 17   In the year 1917 marsha Hunt, Chicago Ill, actress (Jennifer-Peck's Bad Girl, Jigsaw)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 20   Efrain Jonckheer, premier Dutch Antilles on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 21   On this day in history 1st Americans to see action on front lines of WW I  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 21   Dizzy Gillespie, [John B], jazz trumpeter, a creator of modern jazz on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Oct 22   The birth of Joan Fontaine, American actress on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 23   On this day in history 1st Infantry division "Big Red One" shoots 1st US shot in WW I  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 23   Robert Bray, Kalispell Mont, actor (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 23   In the year 1917 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 24   On this day in history battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 24   In the year 1917 marshall Goldberg, NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 25   On this day in history in Russia, Bolsheviks led by Vladimir Lenin seizes power  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 26   In the year 1917 capt. Christopher P.J. O'Kelly (52nd Cdn. Infantry BAtt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 26   Felix the Cat, cartoon character in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 01   In the year 1917 birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 17   In the year 1917 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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