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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 19 April 2021

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

Jan 05   In the year 1917 reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history austria-Hungarian troops conquer Forlani Italy  

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   Herbert Lom, Czech, actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray) in the year 1917.  

Jan 09   World War I: the Battle of Rafa occurs near the Egyptian border with Palestine in the year 1917.  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 13   Felix Guerro Diaz, composer in the year 1917.  

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

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

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   In the year 1917 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) in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies in the year 1917.  

Jan 25   On this day in history the United States buy the Virgin islands for 25 million dollars  

Jan 27   On this day in history coen de Koning wins 2nd official 11 cities race (9:53) (record)  

Jan 27   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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