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Historical Events Happened In 1917

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Jan 02   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer  

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

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

Jan 09   Herbert Lom, Czech, actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray) in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history buffalo Bill Cody  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1917 uS pays Denmark $25 million for the Virgin Islands  

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

Jan 18   On this day in history oscar Lewenstein, impressario  

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 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   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) in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

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

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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