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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 21 January 2022

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer in the year 1917.  

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

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   In the year 1917 world War I: the Battle of Rafa occurs near the Egyptian border with Palestine.  

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   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 19   Silvertown Essex's ammunition factory explodes; 300 die on this day in history.  

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, McHale’s Navy was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history ernest Borgnine Academy Award-winning actor: Marty [1955], The Poseidon Adventure, The Dirty Dozen, McHale’s Navy was born  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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   Coen de Koning wins 2nd official 11 cities race (9:53) (record) on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1917 dunboyne, Lord  

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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   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

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

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   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   Buffalo Bill Cody died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1917 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   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 in the year 1917.  

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

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