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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 18 March 2019

Nov 22   NHL founded with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators andQuebec Bulldogs on this day in history.  

Nov 23   George O'Hanlon, Bkln NY, actor (Calvin-Life of Riley, George Jetson) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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   Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944) in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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   On this day in history simone Gallimard, publisher  

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   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   In the year 1917 rufo I Wever, Aruban pianist/composer (Ca'i Organ)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 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   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   In the year 1917 moldavian Republic declares independence from Russia  

Dec 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

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

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