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Bolshevik forces marching on the Red Square

 

Events

EventDateDescription
WW1The "Great War" and the "War to End War". Perhaps 10 million killed.
Russian Revolution

 

Deaths

TitleBornDiedPlace of deathSummary
Richard Olney15 September 18358 April 1917Boston
Massachusetts
U.S.
Lawyer
Valentine Fleming17 February 188220 May 1917France
Épehy
Somme
Spook
Soldier

 

Births

TitleBornPlace of birthDiedSummaryDescription
Joseph Weinberg1917New York
US
2002Spook
Physicist
William Clark19171985Journalist
Propagandist
Thomas Karamessines19174 September 1978Spook
JFK/Assassination/Premature death
A former CIA Deputy Director for Plans who suddenly died of a heart attack before he could testify to the HSCA.
Robert Schaetzel19172003
Vernon A. Walters3 January 1917New York
U.S.
10 February 2002Spook
Deep politician
Coupmaster, George H. W. Bush's #2 man in the CIA.
Sheldon Vance18 January 1917US
Crookston
12 November 1995Diplomat
Bruno Heck20 January 1917Germany
Aalen
16 September 1989Politician
Georg Zimmer-Lehmann20 January 1917Austria
Vienna
15 April 1998Banker
Michael Elkins22 January 1917New York
US
10 March 2001Author
Journalist
Broadcaster
The first journalist to report at the beginning of the Six-Day War, and a speaker at the 1979 JCIT.
Fletcher Prouty24 January 1917Massachusetts
Springfield
5 June 2001WhistleblowerA US military establishment insider who fingered Edward Lansdale as the orchestrator of the JFK assassination.
Franz Josef Bach4 February 1917Germany
Neuß
3 August 2001Diplomat
Politician
Deep state actor
Businessperson
A leading German member of the Cercle, who organised the 1982 meeting in Wildbad Kreuth.
Thomas W. Braden22 February 1917US
Iowa
Greene
3 April 2009Spook
Journalist
Deep state operative
OSS, Georgetown Set, CIA
Richard G. Stilwell24 February 1917New York
Buffalo
Soldier
Wayne Fredericks26 February 1917Indiana
Wakarusa
18 August 2004Diplomat
Businessperson
John Connally27 February 1917Texas
Floresville
U.S.
15 June 1993Politician
Robert Mark13 March 1917Manchester
Chorlton-cum-Hardy
30 September 2010Police officer
Cyrus Vance27 March 1917West Virginia
Clarksburg
U.S.
12 January 2002Lawyer
Morton Sobell11 April 1917New York
US
Spook
Robert O. Anderson12 April 1917Chicago
Illinois
2 December 2007Businessperson
William Pitzer13 April 191729 October 1966Mariner
JFK/Assassination/Premature death
Montague Woodhouse11 May 191713 February 2001Spook
Christopher Woodhouse11 May 191713 February 2001Politician
Academic
Theodore Hesburgh25 May 1917New York
US
Syracuse
26 February 2015Academic
JFK29 May 1917Massachusetts
Brookline
U.S.
22 November 1963PoliticianThe last US president to effectively seek to promote the welfare of the US population.
Desmond Bristow1 June 1917Birmingham
UK
September 2000Spook
Torbert Macdonald6 June 1917Massachusetts
Everett
21 May 1976Lawyer
William Maillard10 June 1917California
Belvedere
U.S.
10 June 1992Diplomat
Politician
Rubén López Sabariego11 June 1917Cuba
Felton village
Near Cojímar town
Municipality of
Guamá
Santiago de Cuba Province
30 September 1961Bus driver
Katharine Graham16 June 1917New York17 July 2001Publisher
Arthur Bonsall25 June 191726 November 2014SpookA former head of GCHQ.
Larry O'Brien7 July 1917US
Massachusetts
Springfield
28 September 1990Politician
Sports administrator
Robert Conquest15 July 1917Worcestershire
Great Malvern
England
3 August 2015Poet
Propagandist
Academic
Kenan Evren17 July 1917Turkey
Alaşehir
9 May 2015
William Scranton19 July 1917Connecticut
Madison
U.S.
28 July 2013
Francisco Bulnes8 August 1917Chile
Santiago
28 October 1999
Andrew Shonfield10 August 1917Surrey
Tadworth
England
22 January 1981Journalist
Editor
Economist
Oscar Romero15 August 1917El Salvador
Ciudad Barrios
San Miguel Department
24 March 1980Clergy
Caspar Weinberger18 August 1917California
San Francisco
U.S.
28 March 2006Deep state operative
Terry Sanford20 August 1917North Carolina
Laurinburg
18 April 1998Politician
Hubert Brasier20 August 1917London
UK
Wandsworth
12 October 1981Father of Theresa May, died in a car crash
G. McMurtrie Godley23 August 1917New York1999DiplomatA US diplomat
William French Smith26 August 1917New Hampshire
Wilton
U.S.
29 October 1990Lawyer
Harry Tuzo26 August 1917India
Bangalore
7 August 1998Soldier
Ib Nørlund29 August 1917Copenhagen14 June 1989
Henry Ford II4 September 1917US
Michigan
Detroit
29 September 1987Businessperson
Ferdinand Marcos11 September 1917Philippine Islands
Sarrat
Ilocos Norte
28 September 1989Politician
Kleptocrat
William Bundy24 September 19176 October 2000Spook
Lawyer
Deep politician
Robert Hill30 September 1917New Hampshire
Littleton
28 November 1978Diplomat
Arthur Schlesinger15 October 1917Ohio
Columbus
28 February 2007Spook
Academic
Andrew Downey Orrick18 October 1917California
San Francisco
27 January 2008Banker
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