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Historical Events Happened In 1917

Thursday, 05 May 2016

Jan 02   On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

Jan 02   Royal Bank of Canada takes over Québec Bank in the year 1917.  

Jan 02   Royal Bank of Canada takes over Quebec Bank in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1917 maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 in the year 1917.  

Jan 07   Ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Austria-Hungarian troops conquer Forlani Italy on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history canadian actress Mary Pickford, born Gladys Smith in Toronto, stars in a new silent film, Pride of the Clan  

Jan 09   Herbert Lom, Czech, actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray) on this day in history.  

Jan 09   World War I: the Battle of Rafa occurs near the Egyptian border with Palestine on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 jerry Wexler, music producer (Aretha Franklin/Bob Dylan)  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 navy places first production order for aerial photographic equipment.  

Jan 11   On this day in history guy Bolton & PG Wodehouse's "Have a Heart," premieres in NYC  

Jan 13   On this day in history felix Guerro Diaz, composer  

Jan 16   Buddy Lester, Chicago Ill, actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show) on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   The United States bought 50 of the Virgin Islands in the West Indies from Denmark for $25 million in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   US pays Denmark $25 million for the Virgin Islands in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   US pays Denmark $25 million for Virgin Islands (or 3/21) in the year 1917.  

Jan 18   Oscar Lewenstein, impressario on this day in history.  

Jan 19   John Raitt, Bonnie Raitt's father/singer/actor (Pajama Game) on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history silvertown Essex's ammunition factory explodes; 300 die  

Jan 21   In the year 1917 rohan Butler, historian  

Jan 24   Ernest Borgnine Academy Award-winning actor Marty [1955], The Poseidon Adventure, The Dirty Dozen, McHales Navy was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history ernest Borgnine Academy Award-winning actor: Marty [1955], The Poseidon Adventure, The Dirty Dozen, McHales Navy was born  

Jan 24   In the year 1917 ernest Borgnine, Hamden Ct, actor (Ice Station Zebra, McHale, Marty)  

Jan 24   The birth of Ernest Borgnine, American actor on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1917 the United States buy the Virgin islands for 25 million dollars  

Jan 27   On this day in history coen de Koning wins 2nd official 11 cities race (9:53) (record)  

Jan 27   Dunboyne, Lord in the year 1917.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 in the year 1917.  

Jan 06   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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