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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 23 April 2024

Oct 10   Ilona Ference, actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   In the year 1917 harry Trott, cricketer (Aust capt played 24 Tests 1888-1898), dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 13   Burr Tillstrom, Chic Ill, puppeteer (Kukla, Fran & Ollie) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 13   Florence La Badie, American actress on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 13   On this day in history soviet accept establishment of Petrograd Military  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 15   On this day in history arthur Schlesinger Jr, Ohio, historian (1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 15   In the year 1917 mata Hari Dutch dancer/German spy executed by firing squad in Paris  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 15   Mata Hari, Dutch dancer/German spy, executed by firing squad in Paris in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 17   In the year 1917 maria J "Marie" Bakker, actress/wife of Maarten Stranger, dies at 59  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 17   Marsha Hunt, Chicago Ill, actress (Jennifer-Peck's Bad Girl, Jigsaw) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 19   On this day in history love Field in Dallas, Texas is opened.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 20   Efrain Jonckheer, premier Dutch Antilles in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 21   1st Americans to see action on front lines of WW I in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 22   In the year 1917 joan Fontaine, Tokyo Japan, actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 22   The birth of Joan Fontaine, American actress in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 23   On this day in history robert Bray, Kalispell Mont, actor (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 24   In the year 1917 battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Oct 25   Lee MacPhail, American baseball manager and league executive on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 26   On this day in history felix the Cat, cartoon character  Click To Send On Messenger 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   In the year 1917 birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  Click To Send On Messenger 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 29   In the year 1917 evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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