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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Nov 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 howard Duff, Bremerton Wash, actor (Flamingo Road, Knots Landing)  

Nov 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history kees Schilperoort, Dutch radio/TV host  

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

Dec 01   On this day in history boys Town founded by Father Edward Flanagan west of Omaha Neb  

Dec 01   Father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town in the year 1917.  

Dec 01   Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 06   Finland declares independence from Russia (National Day) in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 12   Edward Firth Henderson, arabist in the year 1917.  

Dec 12   On this day in history 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   UFA, Universal Film AG, forms in Germany in the year 1917.  

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

Dec 16   Arthur C[harles] Clarke, sci-fi author (2001, 2010, Childhood's End) in the year 1917.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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   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   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   In the year 1917 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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