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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 20 September 2020

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 in the year 1917.  

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

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

Nov 28   In the year 1917 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   Father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 03   After nearly 20 years of planning and construction, the Quebec Bridge opens to traffic on this day in history.  

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

Dec 05   Simone Gallimard, publisher in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

Dec 07   Leon Minkus, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Dec 07   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 british forces capture Jerusalem  

Dec 09   British forces under General Allenby capture Jerusalem in the year 1917.  

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

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

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   Rev Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town outside Omaha NB in the year 1917.  

Dec 13   On this day in history 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   UFA, Universal Film AG, forms in Germany on this day in history.  

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

Dec 16   In the year 1917 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   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   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   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1917 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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