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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Jan 02   On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 royal Bank of Canada takes over Québec Bank  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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

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 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   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   In the year 1917 herbert Lom, Czech, actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray)  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history felix Guerro Diaz, composer  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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   In the year 1917 uS pays Denmark $25 million for Virgin Islands (or 3/21)  

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

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

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

Jan 21   Rohan Butler, historian 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   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   On this day in history ernest Borgnine, Hamden Ct, actor (Ice Station Zebra, McHale, Marty)  

Jan 24   In the year 1917 the birth of Ernest Borgnine, American actor  

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

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   On this day in history dunboyne, Lord  

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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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 01   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

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

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

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born in the year 1917.  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 in the year 1917.  

Feb 05   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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