1917

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1917 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1917
MCMXVII
Ab urbe condita 2670
Armenian calendar 1366
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԶ
Assyrian calendar 6667
Bahá'í calendar 73–74
Balinese saka calendar 1838–1839
Bengali calendar 1324
Berber calendar 2867
British Regnal year 7  Geo. 5   8  Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2461
Burmese calendar 1279
Byzantine calendar 7425–7426
Chinese calendar 丙辰(Fire  Dragon)
4613 or 4553
     to 
丁巳年 (Fire  Snake)
4614 or 4554
Coptic calendar 1633–1634
Discordian calendar 3083
Ethiopian calendar 1909–1910
Hebrew calendar 5677–5678
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1973–1974
 - Shaka Samvat 1838–1839
 - Kali Yuga 5017–5018
Holocene calendar 11917
Igbo calendar 917–918
Iranian calendar 1295–1296
Islamic calendar 1335–1336
Japanese calendar Taishō 6
(大正6年)
Javanese calendar 1847–1848
Juche calendar 6
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4250
Minguo calendar ROC 6
民國6年
Nanakshahi calendar 449
Thai solar calendar 2459–2460
Tibetan calendar 阳火龙年
(male Fire-Dragon)
2043 or 1662 or 890
     to 
阴火蛇年
(female Fire-Snake)
2044 or 1663 or 891

1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1917th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 917th year of the 2nd millennium, the 17th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1917, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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Events

Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.

January

February

President Woodrow Wilson of the United States announces to Congress the breaking of diplomatic relations with Germany USA bryter de diplomatiska forbindelserna med Tyskland 3 februari 1917.jpg
President Woodrow Wilson of the United States announces to Congress the breaking of diplomatic relations with Germany

March

April

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Lenin

May

June

July

August

September

October

Brazilian President Venceslau Bras signs a declaration of war against the Central Powers Venceslau Bras declara guerra 1917.jpg
Brazilian President Venceslau Brás signs a declaration of war against the Central Powers

November

December

Date unknown

Births

Births
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January

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Jane Wyman
Janio Quadros Janio Quadros.png
Jânio Quadros
Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine McHale McHale's Navy 1962.JPG
Ernest Borgnine

February

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Đỗ Mười
Yahya Khan Yahya Khan (cropped version).jpg
Yahya Khan
Zsa Zsa Gabor Zsa Zsa Gabor - 1959.jpg
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Anthony Burgess Burgess1.jpg
Anthony Burgess

March

Desi Arnaz Desi Arnaz 1950.JPG
Desi Arnaz
Vera Lynn Vera Lynn (1962).jpg
Vera Lynn
Cyrus Vance CyrusVanceSoS.jpg
Cyrus Vance

April

Robert Bloch Robert Bloch with His Award.jpg
Robert Bloch
Robert Burns Woodward Robert Woodward Nobel.jpg
Robert Burns Woodward
Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald (Gottlieb 02871).jpg
Ella Fitzgerald
I. M. Pei I.M. Pei.JPG
I. M. Pei

May

Danielle Darrieux Danielle Darrieux Five Fingers 2.jpg
Danielle Darrieux
David Tomlinson Mary Poppins4.jpg
David Tomlinson
Raymond Burr Raymond-Burr-1968-cropped.jpg
Raymond Burr
John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy, White House color photo portrait.jpg
John F. Kennedy

June

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Dean Martin
Eric Hobsbawm Eric Hobsbawm.jpg
Eric Hobsbawm
Richard Boone Richard Boone 1959.JPG
Richard Boone
Susan Hayward Susan Hayward - 1940s.jpg
Susan Hayward
Lena Horne Lena Horne 1955.JPG
Lena Horne

July

Reg Smythe Reg Smyth from a family photograph owned by the Smyth family 2007..jpg
Reg Smythe
Robert Conquest Robert Conquest (cropped).jpg
Robert Conquest
Phyllis Diller Phyllis Diller Allan Warren.jpg
Phyllis Diller
Kenan Evren Kenan Evren.png
Kenan Evren
Henri Salvador Henri Salvador tybaut.jpg
Henri Salvador
Adam Malik Adam Malik Batubara Official Portrait.jpg
Adam Malik

August

Robert Mitchum Robert Mitchum 1949 (no signature).jpg
Robert Mitchum
Marjorie Reynolds Marjorie Reynolds in Ministry of Fear trailer.jpg
Marjorie Reynolds
Jack Kirby Jack-Kirby art-of-jack-kirby wyman-skaar.jpg
Jack Kirby

September

Ferdinand Marcos Ferdinand Marcos.JPEG
Ferdinand Marcos
June Foray June Foray 1952.JPG
June Foray
El Santo El Santo statue.jpg
El Santo

October

June Allyson June Allyson-publicity.jpg
June Allyson
Rodney Robert Porter Rodney Robert Porter.jpg
Rodney Robert Porter
Marsha Hunt Marsha Hunt 1959.jpg
Marsha Hunt
Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Gillespie01.JPG
Dizzy Gillespie
Joan Fontaine Joan Fontaine in The Women trailer.jpg
Joan Fontaine

November

Park Chung-hee Park Chung hee.jpg
Park Chung-hee
Indira Gandhi Indira Gandhi in 1967.jpg
Indira Gandhi

December

Hurd Hatfield Hurd Hatfield 1945.jpg
Hurd Hatfield
Arthur C. Clarke Clarke.jpg
Arthur C. Clarke
Heinrich Boll Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F062164-0004, Bonn, Heinrich Boll.jpg
Heinrich Böll
Ellis Clarke Sir Ellis Clarke (cropped 2).jpg
Ellis Clarke

Date unknown

Deaths

JanuaryMarch

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Buffalo Bill Cody
Ferdinand von Zeppelin Bildnis Ferdinand von Zeppelin.png
Ferdinand von Zeppelin
Emil von Behring Emil von Behring sitzend.jpg
Emil von Behring

AprilJune

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Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia
Jose Manuel Pando Jose manuel pando 2.jpg
Jose Manuel Pando
Titu Maiorescu Titu Maiorescu - Foto01.jpg
Titu Maiorescu
Frans Schollaert Frans Schollaert.jpg
Frans Schollaert

JulySeptember

Adolf von Baeyer Adolf von Baeyer (1905).jpg
Adolf von Baeyer

OctoberDecember

Mata Hari Mata-Hari 1910.jpg
Mata Hari
Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein 1831Christian-05.jpg
Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein
Auguste Rodin Rodin-cropped.png
Auguste Rodin
Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini Francesca Cabrini.JPG
Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini

Nobel Prizes

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1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1913th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 913th year of the 2nd millennium, the 13th year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1913, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1942nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 942nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 42nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1940s decade.

1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1943rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 943rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 43rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1940s decade.

1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1905th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 905th year of the 2nd millennium, the 5th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1900s decade. As of the start of 1905, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1902nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 902nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 2nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1900s decade. As of the start of 1902, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1919th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 919th year of the 2nd millennium, the 19th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1919, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1916th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 916th year of the 2nd millennium, the 16th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1916, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1937th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 937th year of the 2nd millennium, the 37th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1930s decade.

1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1915th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 915th year of the 2nd millennium, the 15th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1915, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1910th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 910th year of the 2nd millennium, the 10th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1910, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1940th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 940th year of the 2nd millennium, the 40th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1940s decade.

1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1899th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 899th year of the 2nd millennium, the 99th year of the 19th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1890s decade. As of the start of 1899, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1898th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 898th year of the 2nd millennium, the 98th year of the 19th century, and the 9th year of the 1890s decade. As of the start of 1898, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1933rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 933rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 33rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1930s decade.

1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1922nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 922nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 22nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1920s decade. As of the start of 1922, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1879th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 879th year of the 2nd millennium, the 79th year of the 19th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1870s decade. As of the start of 1879, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1914th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 914th year of the 2nd millennium, the 14th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1914, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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