What Happened in Jan 1917

  • William "Buffalo Bill" Cody dies

    William F. Cody died of kidney failure on January 10, 1917, surrounded by family and friends at his sister's house in Denver. On his deathbed, Cody... Read more

  • Silvertown Explosion

    On Friday 19 January 1917, a small community in the East End was ripped apart by an enormous explosion – the biggest London had seen before or has... Read more

  • "Easy Street" (film) is Released

    Easy Street is a 1917 short comedy film by Charlie Chaplin. In the film, the police are failing to maintain law and order and so it is Chaplin,... Read more