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Historical Events In 1917

Sunday, 19 January 2020

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 27   "Buffalo" Bob Smith, Buffalo NY, TV host (Howdy Doody) in the year 1917.  

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

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

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   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   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   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   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   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   Finland declares independence from Russia (National Day) on this day in history.  

Dec 07   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Dec 09   British forces capture Jerusalem in the year 1917.  

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

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   On this day in history german-occupied Lithuania proclaims independence from Russia  

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

Dec 12   On this day in history french troop train derails in French Alps killing 543  

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   Elyse Knox, Hartford Ct, actress (Hit the Ice, Black Gold) in the year 1917.  

Dec 14   UFA, Universal Film AG, forms in Germany on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history moldavian Republic declares independence from Russia  

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   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   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history 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   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

Jan 25   In the year 1917 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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