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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 15 December 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1917 ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer  

Jan 08   Austria-Hungarian troops conquer Forlani Italy on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 10   Jerry Wexler, music producer (Aretha Franklin/Bob Dylan) on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Navy places first production order for aerial photographic equipment on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1917 guy Bolton & PG Wodehouse's "Have a Heart," premieres in NYC  

Jan 13   In the year 1917 felix Guerro Diaz, composer  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 buddy Lester, Chicago Ill, actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show)  

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   US pays Denmark $25 million for Virgin Islands (or 3/21) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1917 oscar Lewenstein, impressario  

Jan 19   John Raitt, Bonnie Raitt's father/singer/actor (Pajama Game) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   Rohan Butler, historian 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   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   On this day in history 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   The United States buy the Virgin islands for 25 million dollars in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.  

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1917 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

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 on this day in history.  

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