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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 1917.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on October 1917: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1917?


Events

  • 04 Oct 1917 British assault on Broodseinde, France
  • 06 Oct 1917 The US Trading with the Enemy Act becomes law, giving the US President authority to ban holding of gold and silver coins and other objects.
  • 08 Oct 1917 Trotski named Chairman of Petrograd Soviet
  • 10 Oct 1917 Giants Rube Benton is 1st lefty to pitch a World Series no hitter
  • 12 Oct 1917 World War I: The First Battle of Passchendaele takes place resulting in the largest single day loss of life in New Zealand history.
  • 13 Oct 1917 Soviet accept establishment of Petrograd Military
  • 15 Oct 1917 Chicago White Sox beat New York Giants, four games to two in 14th World Series.
  • 17 Oct 1917 1st British bombing of Germany
  • 19 Oct 1917 The Love Field in Dallas, Texas is opened.
  • 21 Oct 1917 Petrograds garrison accepts Revolutionary Military Committee
  • 23 Oct 1917 1st Infantry division Big Red One shoots 1st US shot in WWI
  • 24 Oct 1917 Battle of Caporetto; Italy suffers a catastrophic defeat by the forces of Austria-Hungary and Germany on the Austro-Italian front of World War I (lasts until 19 November - also called Twelfth Battle of the Isonzo).
  • 25 Oct 1917 In Russia, Bolsheviks led by Vladimir Lenin seizes power
  • 26 Oct 1917 Petrograd Soviet accepts establishment of Military
  • 30 Oct 1917 British government gives final approval to Balfour Declaration
  • 31 Oct 1917 World War I: Battle of Beersheba : ''last successful cavalry charge in history''.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1917?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Darktown Strutters' Ball
  2. - Over There
  3. - For the Freedom of the World
  4. - Indiana
  5. - Shenandoah

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Country: United States of America

Office Romance

Office Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Andrey Myagkov, Svetlana Nemolyaeva, Oleg Basilashvili

Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, J.D. Cannon

Country: United States of America

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Country: United States of America

Limelight

Limelight

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton

Country: United States of America