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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 24 September 2021

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

Oct 11   Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer in the year 1917.  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   On this day in history hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 12   The First Battle of Passchendaele, now Passendale on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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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 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 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 in the year 1917.  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 in the year 1917.  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 in the year 1917.  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 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   Love Field in Dallas, Texas is opened in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 20   Efrain Jonckheer, premier Dutch Antilles in the year 1917.  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   In the year 1917 dizzy Gillespie, [John B], jazz trumpeter, a creator of modern jazz  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 22   On this day in history joan Fontaine, Tokyo Japan, actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 23   In the year 1917 1st Infantry division "Big Red One" shoots 1st US shot in WW I  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 23   On this day in history 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   Battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 25   In Russia, Bolsheviks led by Vladimir Lenin seizes power on this day in history.  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   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 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   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born in the year 1917.  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   In the year 1917 hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 05   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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