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Historical Events Happened In 1917

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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

Jan 02   Royal Bank of Canada takes over Québec Bank on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 royal Bank of Canada takes over Quebec Bank  

Jan 03   On this day in history vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history austria-Hungarian troops conquer Forlani Italy  

Jan 08   In the year 1917 canadian actress Mary Pickford, born Gladys Smith in Toronto, stars in a new silent film, Pride of the Clan  

Jan 09   On this day in history herbert Lom, Czech, actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray)  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1917 buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 guy Bolton & PG Wodehouse's "Have a Heart," premieres in NYC  

Jan 13   Felix Guerro Diaz, composer in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   Buddy Lester, Chicago Ill, actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show) in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

Jan 17   On this day in history the United States bought 50 of the Virgin Islands in the West Indies from Denmark for $25 million.  

Jan 17   US pays Denmark $25 million for the Virgin Islands on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history uS pays Denmark $25 million for Virgin Islands (or 3/21)  

Jan 18   On this day in history oscar Lewenstein, impressario  

Jan 19   In the year 1917 john Raitt, Bonnie Raitt's father/singer/actor (Pajama Game)  

Jan 19   Silvertown Essex's ammunition factory explodes; 300 die in the year 1917.  

Jan 21   In the year 1917 rohan Butler, historian  

Jan 24   In the year 1917 ernest Borgnine Academy Award-winning actor Marty [1955], The Poseidon Adventure, The Dirty Dozen, McHales Navy was born  

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   Ernest Borgnine, Hamden Ct, actor (Ice Station Zebra, McHale, Marty) on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1917 the birth of Ernest Borgnine, American actor  

Jan 25   In the year 1917 edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

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   On this day in history dunboyne, Lord  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1917.