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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 21 January 2019

Nov 22   In the year 1917 nHL founded with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators andQuebec Bulldogs  

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

Nov 24   On this day in history howard Duff, Bremerton Wash, actor (Flamingo Road, Knots Landing)  

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

Nov 28   Kees Schilperoort, Dutch radio/TV host on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Sigmund Rombergs revue "Over the Top," premieres in NYC in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Dec 01   Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Dec 07   On this day in history 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   Rufo I Wever, Aruban pianist/composer (Ca'i Organ) in the year 1917.  

Dec 09   On this day in history british forces capture Jerusalem  

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

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   In the year 1917 german-occupied Lithuania proclaims independence from Russia  

Dec 12   On this day in history edward Firth Henderson, arabist  

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

Dec 12   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1917 birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 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   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

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   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 in the year 1917.  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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