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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Jan 02   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 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   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   On this day in history 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   Buffalo Bill Cody on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history guy Bolton & PG Wodehouse's "Have a Heart," premieres in NYC  

Jan 13   Felix Guerro Diaz, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 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   Oscar Lewenstein, impressario on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 dunboyne, Lord  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

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

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

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

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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