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Historical Events Happened In 1917

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Jan 02   In the year 1917 edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

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

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

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1917 ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer  

Jan 08   Austria-Hungarian troops conquer Forlani Italy in the year 1917.  

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   Buffalo Bill Cody in the year 1917.  

Jan 10   Jerry Wexler, music producer (Aretha Franklin/Bob Dylan) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history uS pays Denmark $25 million for the Virgin Islands  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1917 oscar Lewenstein, impressario  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

Jan 25   The United States buy the Virgin islands for 25 million dollars in the year 1917.  

Jan 27   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

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   In the year 1917 edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

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   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

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

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

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 on this day in history.