Historical Events In 1917
Saturday, 25 January 2020
Dec 17 Louis Salvador Palange, composer in the year 1917.
Dec 18 On this day in history ossie Davis, Cogdell GA, actor/playwright (Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam)
Dec 18 Soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent in the year 1917.
Dec 19 On this day in history 1st NHL game played on artificial ice (Toronto)
Dec 19 Graham Sharp, ice skater in the year 1917.
Dec 20 Russian secret police in Czech forms under Felix Dzerzjinski in the year 1917.
Dec 20 In the year 1917 second conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated TOP
Dec 21 Alicia Alonso, Havana Cuba, ballerina (American Ballet Theatre) in the year 1917.
Dec 22 On this day in history flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack
Dec 22 Francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67 in the year 1917.
Dec 23 3 British warships come close to Holland in the year 1917.
Dec 25 "Why Marry," 1st drama to win Pulitzer Prize, premieres in NYC in the year 1917.
Dec 26 On this day in history 1st NHL defensemen to score a goal: Toronto Maple Leaf Harry Cameron
Dec 26 In the year 1917 fed government took over operation of American RR for duration of WW I
Dec 26 Louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71 in the year 1917.
Dec 26 On this day in history rosemary Woods, Nixon's secretary, keep her away from your tapes
Dec 27 On this day in history earl of Inchcape, English large landowner/industrialist (P&O)
Dec 28 Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87) on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 1917 tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- )
Dec 30 -32°F (-36°C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record) in the year 1917.
Dec 30 Nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness) in the year 1917.
Dec 31 In the year 1917 dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members