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Historical Events In 1917

Saturday, 16 January 2021

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 royal Bank of Canada takes over Quebec Bank  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 07   On this day in history ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 09   In the year 1917 herbert Lom, Czech, actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray)  

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   In the year 1917 jerry Wexler, music producer (Aretha Franklin/Bob Dylan)  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 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   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 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   In the year 1917 john Raitt, Bonnie Raitt's father/singer/actor (Pajama Game)  

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

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

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

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   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   On this day in history birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

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   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

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   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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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