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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 20 September 2019

Nov 22   On this day in history nHL founded with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators andQuebec Bulldogs  

Nov 23   On this day in history george O'Hanlon, Bkln NY, actor (Calvin-Life of Riley, George Jetson)  

Nov 24   Howard Duff, Bremerton Wash, actor (Flamingo Road, Knots Landing) on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 28   On this day in history kees Schilperoort, Dutch radio/TV host  

Nov 28   Sigmund Rombergs revue "Over the Top," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Dec 01   In the year 1917 boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb  

Dec 01   On this day in history father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town  

Dec 01   Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944) in the year 1917.  

Dec 02   On this day in history ezra Stone, US, actor/producer (Henry Aldrich)  

Dec 02   Han Yong-woon, found Zen awakening at Osean Monastery Korea in the year 1917.  

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

Dec 03   In the year 1917 prv. Henry James Nicholas, 1st Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Polderhoek, Belgium  

Dec 05   On this day in history simone Gallimard, publisher  

Dec 06   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 finland declares independence from Russia (National Day)  

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

Dec 07   US becomes 13th country to declare war on Austria during World War I in the year 1917.  

Dec 08   Rufo I Wever, Aruban pianist/composer (Ca'i Organ) in the year 1917.  

Dec 09   In the year 1917 british forces capture Jerusalem  

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

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

Dec 11   13 black soldiers hanged for participation in Houston riot on this day in history.  

Dec 11   German-occupied Lithuania proclaims independence from Russia in the year 1917.  

Dec 12   Edward Firth Henderson, arabist in the year 1917.  

Dec 12   French troop train derails in French Alps killing 543 on this day in history.  

Dec 12   On this day in history rev Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town outside Omaha NB  

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   On this day in history moldavian Republic declares independence from Russia  

Dec 16   Arthur C[harles] Clarke, sci-fi author (2001, 2010, Childhood's End) in the year 1917.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1917 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   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   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1917 edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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