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1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday[1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1917[edit | edit source]

January[edit | edit source]

February[edit | edit source]

President Woodrow Wilson of the United States announces to Congress the breaking of diplomatic relations with Germany

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Births[edit | edit source]

1917 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1917
MCMXVII

Ab urbe condita 2670
Armenian calendar 1366
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԶ
Bahá'í calendar 73 – 74
Buddhist calendar 2461
Coptic calendar 1633 – 1634
Ethiopian calendar 1909 – 1910
Hebrew calendar 5677 5678
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1972 – 1973
 - Shaka Samvat 1839 – 1840
 - Kali Yuga 5018 – 5019
Holocene calendar 11917
Iranian calendar 1295 – 1296
Islamic calendar 1335 – 1336
Japanese calendar Taishō

6


(大正 6年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2577
(皇紀2577年)
Julian calendar 1962
Korean calendar 4250
Thai solar calendar 2460


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People of the year 1917 at Familypedia

134 people were born in 1917

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Angel Adelman (1917-1970)
Howard Parmalee Ady (1917-1998)Howard Parmelle Ady (1890-1948)Marie McCombs (1893-1978)
Cleveland Amory (1917-1998)Robert Amory (1885-1972)Leonore Cobb (1885-1971)
Stephanie Anschütz (1917-1999)
Helen Jean Arakelian (1917-2008)Arut Arakelian (1883-1947)Vartanoosh Rose Miroyan (1886-1950)
William James Ashworth (1917-2005)Albert P. Ashworth (1872-1934)Jessie C. Patterson (1885-1965)
Adina Atanasescu (1917-1960)Nicolae Atanasescu (c1880-c1950)Gilberta Filotti (1888-c1955)
Louis Stanton Auchincloss (1917-2010)Joseph Howland Auchincloss (1886-1968)Priscilla Dixon Stanton (1888-1972)
Elsie Marie Augustine (1917-1997)John Frederick Augustine (1886-1970)Cora Arledge (1886-1963)
Samuel Axton (1917-2000)Michael Axton (1889-1942)Darlene McCaskey (1893-1953)
Patricia Beckers (1917-1970)Andrew Beckers (1880-1940)Madeline Bennett (1887-1962)
Albert Beljon (1917-1993)Albert Edward Beljon (1882-1948)Violet Irene Morris (1886-1927)
Andrew Bennett (1917-1989)Patrick Bennett (1890-1950)Marcia De Mercy (1888-1947)
Jean-Claude Bernier (1917-1998)Edmond Bernier (1896-1958)Patricia Abgrall (1896-1965)
Norma Wilson Berntson (1917-2007)John Berntson (1890-1982)Alice Erma Wilson (1891-1967)
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29 children were born to the 54 women born in 1917

258 people died in 1917

 FatherMotherAge at death
Emily Albury (1844-1917)John Albury (1823-1855)Mary Ann Masters (1822-1901)73
Annie Grace Aldridge (1909-1917)William Aldridge (1858-1943)Georgina Smith (1870-1909)
Isaac Newton Allred (1830-1917)William Allred (1790-1841)Sarah Ann Warren (1794-1858)
Orson Allred (1852-1917)William Jackson Allred (1827-1895)Leona Elizabeth Burton (1833-1909)
Seymour Apps (1846-1917)William Apps (1813-1901)Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874)
Laura Calvert Arbuthnot (1830-1917)George Arbuthnot (1772-1843)Elizabeth Fraser (1792-1834)
Cécile Arsenault (1867-1917)
Richard Babbitt (1842-1917)Henry William Babbitt (1815-1867)Elizabeth Tyler (1817-1916)
Christian Martin Bade (1846-1917)71
Ann Bailey (1865-1917)Henry Bailey (1837-1920)Elizabeth Edwards (1837-1909)
William Bailey (1851-1917)John Bailey (1797-1878)Ellen Perkins (1832-1896)
Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer (1841-1917)Henry Baring (1776-1848)Cecilia Anne Windham (1803-1874)
Emily Sussanah Barton (1841-1917)Robert Johnston Barton (1809-1863)Emily Mary Darvall (1817-1909)76
Walter James Bath (c1888-1917)Henry Charles Bath (1863-1930)Jane Grieve (1865-1938)
John Bayliss (1838-1917)John Baylis (1808-1880)Priscilla Tuzo (1815-1901)79
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16010 people lived in 1917

 FatherMother
Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Ludwik Wiktor Plater-Zyberk h. wł (1853-1938)Henryk Wacław Ksawery Plater-Zyberk (1811-1903)Adelaida von Keller (1817-1905)
Samantha Aaberg (1859-1930)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Alfred Alonzo Aaron (1883-1969)Thomas Aaron (1850-1932)Sarah Dobbs (1858-1948)
Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)
Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)Laura Barenboim (1882-1932)
Petrus Johannes Aarts (1867-1918)Johannis Aarts (1818-1900)Geertruida van Gog (1838-1897)
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)Janet Bennewitz (1813-1900)
Amanda Abadie (1898-1957)Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Jeanette Armellino (1860-1934)
Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)Clara Mermoz (1819-1903)
Dominique Abasolo (1882-1947)Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)Nancy Haugen (1855-1929)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Janet Abbot (1910-1970)
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Events of the year 1917 at Familypedia

165 people were married in 1917.

 Joined with
Harold Lee Alden (1890-1964)Mildred Viola Davidson (1892-1981)
Beatrice Clarenza Apps (1894-1948)Archibald George Page (1894-1966)
Arthur James Arnall (1878-1968)Julia May Agnes O'Connor (1890-1988)
Cecilia Bailey (1895-1927)Alfred Harold Blackman (1886-1923)+John Hassall Roberts (1881-1962)
James Alexander Baird (1891-1956)Ada Condie (1894-1965)
Jacob Bakker (1885-1967)Teetje Eg (1887-1969)
Wilfred Watson Balgowan (1897-1970)Myrtle Baker (1896-1944)+Betsey Annie Hunter (1908-1983)
Israel Barlow (1842-1923)Hannah Yeates (1843-1901)+ Mary Elizabeth Beebe (1853-1928)
Mary Elizabeth Beebe (1853-1928)Marcus Wellington Lowell (1828-1904) + Israel Barlow (1842-1923)
Jan Bijl (1892-1973)Annigtje Mientjes (c1892-)
Alfred Harold Blackman (1886-1923)Cecilia Bailey (1895-1927)
Daisy Victoria Blackman (1891-1972)Arthur John Merton (1894-1929)
Janet (`Jenny') Macfie Blaikie (1879-1972)Reginald William Henry Crawford-Leslie (1873-1916)+Alexander Gordon Duff (1884-1978)
Emily Althea Blanch (1891-1983)Adam Ernest Rankin (1887-1957)
Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó (1882-1956)Ilona Szmick + Ilona von Montagh + Beatrice Weeks + Lillian Arch + Hope Lininger
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There were 2 military battles in 1917.

 Event date
First Battle of Passchendaele12 October 1917
Battle of Messines (1917)7 June 1917
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Further reading[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ "Calendar in year 1917 (Russia)" (Julian calendar), webpage: Julian-1917 (Romania used Julian in 1919, when Russia adopted Gregorian).
  2. ^ L'Osservatore Romano, Weekly Edition in English, 12/19 August 1998, page 9
  3. ^ Seton-Watson, Christopher. 1967. Italy from Liberalism to Fascism: 1870 to 1925. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. Pp. 468–9
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