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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 15 November 2019

Nov 22   NHL founded with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators andQuebec Bulldogs on this day in history.  

Nov 23   In the year 1917 george O'Hanlon, Bkln NY, actor (Calvin-Life of Riley, George Jetson)  

Nov 24   In the year 1917 howard Duff, Bremerton Wash, actor (Flamingo Road, Knots Landing)  

Nov 24   On this day in history nine police officers and one civilian are killed when a bomb explodes at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin police headquarters building.  

Nov 27   "Buffalo" Bob Smith, Buffalo NY, TV host (Howdy Doody) on this day in history.  

Nov 28   In the year 1917 kees Schilperoort, Dutch radio/TV host  

Nov 28   On this day in history sigmund Rombergs revue "Over the Top," premieres in NYC  

Dec 01   Boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb in the year 1917.  

Dec 01   In the year 1917 father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town  

Dec 01   On this day in history marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944)  

Dec 02   Ezra Stone, US, actor/producer (Henry Aldrich) in the year 1917.  

Dec 02   Han Yong-woon, found Zen awakening at Osean Monastery Korea on this day in history.  

Dec 03   In the year 1917 after nearly 20 years of planning and construction, the Quebec Bridge opens to traffic.  

Dec 03   Prv. Henry James Nicholas, 1st Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Polderhoek, Belgium on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history simone Gallimard, publisher  

Dec 06   At 9 05 A.M., in the harbor of Halifax in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, the most devastating man-made explosion in the pre-nuclear age occurs when the Mont Blanc, a French munitions ship, explodes twenty minutes after colliding with another vessel on this day in history.  

Dec 06   On this day in history at 9:05 A.M., in the harbor of Halifax in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, the most devastating man-made explosion in the pre-nuclear age occurs when the Mont Blanc, a French munitions ship, explodes twenty minutes after colliding with another vessel.  

Dec 06   On this day in history finland declares independence from Russia (National Day)  

Dec 07   In the year 1917 leon Minkus, composer, dies at 91  

Dec 07   On this day in history uS becomes 13th country to declare war on Austria during World War I  

Dec 08   In the year 1917 rufo I Wever, Aruban pianist/composer (Ca'i Organ)  

Dec 09   On this day in history british forces capture Jerusalem  

Dec 09   British forces under General Allenby capture Jerusalem on this day in history.  

Dec 11   13 black soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot in the year 1917.  

Dec 11   13 black soldiers hanged for participation in Houston riot in the year 1917.  

Dec 11   German-occupied Lithuania proclaims independence from Russia on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Edward Firth Henderson, arabist on this day in history.  

Dec 12   In the year 1917 french troop train derails in French Alps killing 543  

Dec 12   Rev Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town outside Omaha NB on this day in history.  

Dec 13   In the year 1917 dave Street, LA Calif, actor/singer (Broadway Open House)  

Dec 14   In the year 1917 elyse Knox, Hartford Ct, actress (Hit the Ice, Black Gold)  

Dec 14   On this day in history uFA, Universal Film AG, forms in Germany  

Dec 15   Moldavian Republic declares independence from Russia on this day in history.  

Dec 16   On this day in history arthur C[harles] Clarke, sci-fi author (2001, 2010, Childhood's End)  

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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   In the year 1917 birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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