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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 25 April 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   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 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 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   In the year 1917 herbert Lom, Czech, actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray)  

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

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody in the year 1917.  

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

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

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

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   US pays Denmark $25 million for Virgin Islands (or 3/21) in the year 1917.  

Jan 18   In the year 1917 oscar Lewenstein, impressario  

Jan 19   In the year 1917 john Raitt, Bonnie Raitt's father/singer/actor (Pajama Game)  

Jan 19   In the year 1917 silvertown Essex's ammunition factory explodes; 300 die  

Jan 21   In the year 1917 rohan Butler, historian  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Dunboyne, Lord on this day in history.  

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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   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 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   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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