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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 16 November 2018

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) 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 01   In the year 1917 boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb  

Dec 01   In the year 1917 father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town  

Dec 01   Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944) in the year 1917.  

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

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   Prv. Henry James Nicholas, 1st Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Polderhoek, Belgium on this day in history.  

Dec 05   Simone Gallimard, publisher on this day in history.  

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

Dec 07   Leon Minkus, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1917.  

Dec 07   US becomes 13th country to declare war on Austria during World War I on this day in history.  

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

Dec 14   Elyse Knox, Hartford Ct, actress (Hit the Ice, Black Gold) in the year 1917.  

Dec 14   In the year 1917 uFA, Universal Film AG, forms in Germany  

Dec 15   Moldavian Republic declares independence from Russia on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 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   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies in the year 1917.  

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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