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Historical Events Happened In 1917

Saturday, 20 December 2014

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

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

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   On this day in history maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1917 ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer  

Jan 08   In the year 1917 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   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   In the year 1917 buffalo Bill Cody  

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

Jan 10   Navy places first production order for aerial photographic equipment in the year 1917.  

Jan 11   Guy Bolton & PG Wodehouse's "Have a Heart," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1917 felix Guerro Diaz, composer  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 buddy Lester, Chicago Ill, actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show)  

Jan 17   In the year 1917 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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

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

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

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

Jan 19   John Raitt, Bonnie Raitt's father/singer/actor (Pajama Game) in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 21   Rohan Butler, historian in the year 1917.  

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 Academy Award-winning actor: Marty [1955], The Poseidon Adventure, The Dirty Dozen, McHales Navy was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 25   On this day in history the United States buy the Virgin islands for 25 million dollars  

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

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   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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

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

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

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

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

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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.