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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Nov 22   NHL founded with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators andQuebec Bulldogs in the year 1917.  

Nov 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 nine police officers and one civilian are killed when a bomb explodes at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin police headquarters building.  

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

Nov 28   Kees Schilperoort, Dutch radio/TV host in the year 1917.  

Nov 28   In the year 1917 sigmund Rombergs revue "Over the Top," premieres in NYC  

Dec 01   On this day in history boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb  

Dec 01   Father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town on this day in history.  

Dec 01   In the year 1917 marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944)  

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

Dec 02   On this day in history han Yong-woon, found Zen awakening at Osean Monastery Korea  

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

Dec 03   On this day in history 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   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   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   Finland declares independence from Russia (National Day) in the year 1917.  

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

Dec 07   In the year 1917 uS becomes 13th country to declare war on Austria during World War I  

Dec 08   Rufo I Wever, Aruban pianist/composer (Ca'i Organ) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 09   In the year 1917 british forces under General Allenby capture Jerusalem  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 14   Elyse Knox, Hartford Ct, actress (Hit the Ice, Black Gold) on this day in history.  

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   Arthur C[harles] Clarke, sci-fi author (2001, 2010, Childhood's End) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

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

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

Jan 29   On this day in history 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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