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Historical Events In 1917

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Mar 15   Nicholas II, last Russian tsar, says he will abdicate [3/3 OS] on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 17   In the year 1917 1st exclusively women's bowling tournament begins in St Louis  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 17   On this day in history arthur Basil Cotle, medievalist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 17   On this day in history tsar Nicolas II of Russia abdicates the throne  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 18   William Shalders, S Afr cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 19   Navy Department authorizes enrollment of women in Naval Reserve with ratings of yeoman, radio electrician, or other essential ratings in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 19   US Supreme Court upheld 8-hour work day for railroad employees (Adamson Act) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 19   US Supreme Court upheld 8-hr work day for railroad employees in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 20   In the year 1917 dolf Verspoor, literary/interpreter (M Nijhoff Prize 1958)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 20   In the year 1917 lieutenant FH McNamara, 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, becomes the only member of the AFC to win a Victoria Cross for his action in the raid on Tel el Hasi, Palestine  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Mar 21   On this day in history 1st female US Navy Petty Officer is Loretta Walsh  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 21   Loretta Walsh becomes first woman Navy petty officer when sworn in as Chief Yeoman on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 22   In the year 1917 c S Pick, publisher  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 22   In the year 1917 one week after socialist revolutionaries forced Russian Czar Nicholas II to abdicate, the United States becomes the first government in the world to recognize Russia’s provincial government  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 23   4 day series of tornadoes kills 211 in Midwest US on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 23   H C Allen, American historian in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 23   Launching of USS New Mexico, first dreadnought with turboelectric drive in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 23   Tornadoes kills 211 over 4 days in Midwest US in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 26   Jean Graham Hall, circuit court judge (England) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 26   Stanley Cup: Seattle Metropolitans (PCHA) beat Montreal Canadiens (NHL), 3 games to 1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 27   In the year 1917 cyrus R Vance, US Secretary of State (1977-80)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 27   Lt. Frederick M. W. Harvey (Lord Strathcona's Horse Cdn.) wins the Victoria Cross at Gyencourt France in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 28   Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv & Jaffa by Turkish authorities in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 29   Arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 29   On this day in history fran Gerbic, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 30   In the year 1917 els Aarne, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 31   In the year 1917 uS purchases Danish West Indies for $25M & renames them Virgin Islands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 31   In the year 1917 uS purchases Danish West Indies for $25M and renames them Virgin Islands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 01   On this day in history johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 01   Scott Joplin, ragtime composer (Sting), dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 02   Dabbs Greer, Fairview Mo, actor (Gunsmoke, Little House on Prairie) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 02   Jeannette Rankin becomes 1st women member of US House of Reps in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 02   Pres Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 03   Bill Finegan, Newark NJ, (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

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Jan 01   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 Whatsapp

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

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 in the year 1917.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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