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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

Jan 02   In the year 1917 edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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

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

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

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

Jan 08   In the year 1917 austria-Hungarian troops conquer Forlani Italy  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 jerry Wexler, music producer (Aretha Franklin/Bob Dylan)  

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

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   Buddy Lester, Chicago Ill, actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show) in the year 1917.  

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

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   On this day in history uS pays Denmark $25 million for the Virgin Islands  

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

Jan 18   Oscar Lewenstein, impressario in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history 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 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, Hamden Ct, actor (Ice Station Zebra, McHale, Marty) in the year 1917.  

Jan 24   The birth of Ernest Borgnine, American actor in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

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

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   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1917 evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Feb 05   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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