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Historical Events In 1917

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Oct 26   On this day in history lt. Robert Shankland (43 Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 26   In the year 1917 petrograd Soviet accepts establishment of Military  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 26   Prv. Thomas W. Holmes (4th Cdn. Mounted Rifles) 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 27   On this day in history jack Plimsoll, cricketer (S Afr lefty quick, 3-143 in only Test 1947)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 28   Prv. Cecil John Kinross (49th 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 29   On this day in history eddie Constantine, US/French actor (Lucky Jo, It Lives Again)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 30   On this day in history british govt gives final approval to Balfour Declaration  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 30   Lt. Hugh Mackenzie (7th Cdn. Machine Gun Company) 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 30   On this day in history ruth Hussey, Providence RI, actress (Another Thin Man, Phila Story)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 30   On this day in history sgt. George Harry Mullin (Princess Patricia's Cdn. Light Infantry) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 31   Australian Light Horse charges Turkish positions at Beersheba, Palestine in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 31   Erik Routley, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 31   In the year 1917 eugene O'Neill's "In the Zone," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 31   Major George R. Pearkes (5th Cdn. Mounted Rifles) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 31   On this day in history tibby Cotter, cricketer (at Beersheba 49 wickets for Australia), dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 01   Clarence E Miller, (Rep-R-OH, 1967- ) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 01   On this day in history in WW I, the 1st US soldiers are killed in combat  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 02   In the year 1917 1st US soldiers killed in combat in WW I  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 02   Balfour Declaration proclaims support for a Jewish state in Palestine in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 02   Durward Knowles, England, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968-Bahamas) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 02   In the year 1917 lansing-Ishii Agreement; US recognizes Japan's privileges in China  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 02   The first American soldiers die in combat in WW I in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 03   On this day in history 1st class mail now costs 3 cents per ounce  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 03   First class mail now costs $0.03 in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 03   The birth of Conor Cruise O'Brien, Irish writer in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 05   Claus Adam, composer in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 05   Gen Pershing & US troops see action on Western Front for 1st time in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 05   In the year 1917 gen Pershing & US troops see action on Western Front for first time  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 05   On this day in history supreme Court decision (Buchanan v Warley) strikes down Lousiville KY ordinance requiring blacks & whites to live in separate areas  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 06   In the year 1917 bolshevik revolution begins with capture of Winter Palace  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 06   In the year 1917 bolshevik revolution begins with the capture of the Winter Palace  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 06   On this day in history cpl. Colin F. Barron (3rd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 06   In the year 1917 prv. James Peter Robertson (27th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele, Belgium  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 07   Andras Mihaly, composer on this day in history.  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   On this day in history 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   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger 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 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   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  Click To Send On Messenger 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 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   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 in the year 1917.  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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