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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 24 May 2019

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   Howard Duff, Bremerton Wash, actor (Flamingo Road, Knots Landing) in the year 1917.  

Nov 24   In the year 1917 nine police officers and one civilian are killed when a bomb explodes at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin police headquarters building.  

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

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

Nov 28   On this day in history sigmund Rombergs revue "Over the Top," premieres in NYC  

Dec 01   Boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 after nearly 20 years of planning and construction, the Quebec Bridge opens to traffic.  

Dec 03   Prv. Henry James Nicholas, 1st Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Polderhoek, Belgium in the year 1917.  

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   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   In the year 1917 leon Minkus, composer, dies at 91  

Dec 07   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 british forces capture Jerusalem  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Edward Firth Henderson, arabist in the year 1917.  

Dec 12   French troop train derails in French Alps killing 543 on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Rev Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town outside Omaha NB on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history 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   UFA, Universal Film AG, forms in Germany in the year 1917.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

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

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

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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