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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Nov 22   In the year 1917 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   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   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   Sigmund Rombergs revue "Over the Top," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Dec 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944)  

Dec 02   Ezra Stone, US, actor/producer (Henry Aldrich) on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1917 han Yong-woon, found Zen awakening at Osean Monastery Korea  

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

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   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 finland declares independence from Russia (National Day)  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 09   On this day in history british forces under General Allenby capture Jerusalem  

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

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

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

Dec 12   In the year 1917 edward Firth Henderson, arabist  

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

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   In the year 1917 elyse Knox, Hartford Ct, actress (Hit the Ice, Black Gold)  

Dec 14   UFA, Universal Film AG, forms in Germany in the year 1917.  

Dec 15   Moldavian Republic declares independence from Russia in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

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

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

Jan 29   On this day in history evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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