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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Apr 19   On this day in history 21st Boston Marathon won by Bill Kennedy of NY in 2:28:37.2  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   In the year 1917 johnny Hoes, Dutch musician/producer (Wished I'd stayed with my Mom)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 20   Pravda (Lenin names Russia "Free land of world") in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 20   In the year 1917 sS Ballochbuie, torpedoed and sunk by German UC41 off the Firth of Forth Isle of May. In passage from Aberdeen to Sunderland.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   On this day in history emanuel Vardi, Jerusalem Israel, violist, SD Symph 1978-82)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   In the year 1917 foundation of Imperial War Graves Commission, later Commonwealth War Graves Commission The purpose of the commission was to erect and maintain war memorials and cemeteries  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 22   Leo Abse, biographer/MP in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 24   Len Creed, bookmaker in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 24   Oskar Blumenthal, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 24   On this day in history yankee lefty George Mogridge no-hits Red Sox 2-1 at Fenway  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Apr 26   M Wolf discovers asteroid #868 Lova on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   In the year 1917 joop Waasdorp, Dutch writer (Naked Life)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 29   On this day in history celeste Holm, American actress  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   In the year 1917 bea Wain, US singer/radio host (Lucky Strike Hit Parade)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Danielle Darrieux, France, actress (Alexander the Great, Mayerling) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Jose E Rodo, Uruguayan writer (Motivos de proteo), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 02   Albert Castelyns, Belgian water polo player and bobsledder on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 02   Cin Fred Tooney & Chic's Hippo Vaughn pitch duel no-hitter, Vaughn gives up 2 hits & a run in 10th, so Cin wins 1-0 in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 02   In the year 1917 the Drayton-Acworth report is produced being the findings of two out of three members of a Royal Commission which was set up in 1916. Sir Henry L. Drayton was Chairman of the Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada while William Ackworth came from London. The third member, who produced a minority report, was Alfred H. Smith, President of the New York Central Railway. The report recommends that the Government take over the Grand Trunk, the Grand Trunk Pacific and the Canadian Northern companies and operate them as one system together with the Intercolonial and the National Transcontinental Railway. The recommendations are accepted by the Government.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   1st performance of Ernest Bloch's symphony "Israel" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   James Penberthy, composer in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   On this day in history lt. Robert G. Combe (27th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Corss at Acheville, France  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   In the year 1917 norman Callaway, NSW bat, cricketer (207 in only FC innings), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   Second attack on Bullecourt sector of Hindenburg Line in France on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   Arabs sack Tel Aviv on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   Edward Toner Cone, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 05   Ron Saggers, cricket wicket-keeper (effective NSW & Aussie late 40's) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 05   On this day in history st Louis Brown Ernie Koob no-hits Chic White Sox, 1-0  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 06   On this day in history st Louis Brown Bob Groom no-hits Chic White Sox, 3-0  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 07   David Tomlinson, Scotland, actor (Mary Poppins, Helter Skelter) in the year 1917.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 07   Red Sox Babe Ruth beats Wash Senator Walter Johnson, 1-0 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 09   In the year 1917 george Fleming, cyclist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   Atlantic ships get destroyer escorts to stop German attacks on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 11   In the year 1917 britain grants Royal Letters Patent to New Zealand  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

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Jan 01   In the year 1917 birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  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   On this day in history birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born in the year 1917.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1917 edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  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   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  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   In the year 1917 evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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