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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 29 March 2020

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1917 reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

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

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

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

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) 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   In the year 1917 buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 13   In the year 1917 felix Guerro Diaz, composer  

Jan 16   Buddy Lester, Chicago Ill, actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show) on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

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

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) in the year 1917.  

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

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, McHale’s Navy was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 24   In the year 1917 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 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   In the year 1917 the United States buy the Virgin islands for 25 million dollars  

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

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

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   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

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

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   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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