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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 19 August 2019

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

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

Jan 04   In the year 1917 maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer in the year 1917.  

Jan 06   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 in the year 1917.  

Jan 07   Ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Jerry Wexler, music producer (Aretha Franklin/Bob Dylan) in the year 1917.  

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 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   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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   US pays Denmark $25 million for the Virgin Islands in the year 1917.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Silvertown Essex's ammunition factory explodes; 300 die in the year 1917.  

Jan 21   In the year 1917 rohan Butler, historian  

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 Academy Award-winning actor: Marty [1955], The Poseidon Adventure, The Dirty Dozen, McHale’s Navy was born  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 25   The United States buy the Virgin islands for 25 million dollars on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Coen de Koning wins 2nd official 11 cities race (9:53) (record) in the year 1917.  

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   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   In the year 1917 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   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   In the year 1917 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   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies in the year 1917.  

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

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

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