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Historical Events Happened In 1917

Thursday, 18 September 2014

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 in 1917.  

Jan 02   On this day in history royal Bank of Canada takes over Quebec Bank  

Jan 03   In [ jan 03 vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   In [ jan 08 austria-Hungarian troops conquer Forlani Italy  

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   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   Jerry Wexler, music producer (Aretha Franklin/Bob Dylan) in 1917.  

Jan 10   In [ jan 10 navy places first production order for aerial photographic equipment.  

Jan 11   Guy Bolton & PG Wodehouse's "Have a Heart," premieres in NYC in 1917.  

Jan 13   Felix Guerro Diaz, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In [ jan 16 buddy Lester, Chicago Ill, actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show)  

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   In [ jan 17 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   In [ jan 18 oscar Lewenstein, impressario  

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

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

Jan 21   Rohan Butler, historian 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 1917.  

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

Jan 24   Ernest Borgnine, Hamden Ct, actor (Ice Station Zebra, McHale, Marty) in 1917.  

Jan 24   The birth of Ernest Borgnine, American actor in 1917.  

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

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   In [ jan 27 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In [ jan 02 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

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

Jan 03   In [ jan 03 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

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

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born in 1917.  

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   In [ jan 02 edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

Jan 06   In [ jan 06 hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in 1917.  

Jan 16   In [ jan 16 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

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