Tuesday 9 January 1917


It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Great Expectations, directed by Robert G. Vignola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917 while Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 9 January 1917 and get them!


Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Directed by: Robert G. Vignola

Starring: Jack Pickford, Louise Huff, Frank Losee

Country: United States

Homunculus, 1. Teil

Homunculus, 1. Teil

Directed by: Otto Rippert

Starring: Olaf Fnss, Ernst Ludwig, Adolf Paul

Country: United States

The Pride of the Clan

The Pride of the Clan

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Matt Moore, Warren Cook

Country: United States

More info
Az ezredes

Az ezredes

Directed by: Mihály Kertész

Starring: Sndor Gth, Lszl Z. Molnr, Charles Puffy

Country: United States

The Slave Market

The Slave Market

Directed by: Hugh Ford

Starring: Pauline Frederick, Thomas Meighan, Al Hart

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Find out your future

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 9 January 1917!


Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1917 ?

  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Herbert Lom: Czechoslovakia -- Actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray).
See other famous people born on 09 January
  • World War I: the Battle of Rafa occurs near the Egyptian border with Palestine.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee

Click here to Subscribe

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1917 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Babes in the Wood - Harry Macdonough & Lucy Isabelle Marsh
  2. You Were Just Made to Order for Me - Marguerite Farrell & M.J. O'Connell

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at these very special gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 9 January 1917 to enjoy the time of your life

See our collection

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1917?

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1149


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells

Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

It was the sixth day of Mr. Direck's first visit to England, and he was at his acutest perception of differences. He found England in every way gratifying and satisfactory, and more of a contrast with things American than he ...

More info
The Light in the Clearing by Irving Bacheller

The Light in the Clearing

By: Irving Bacheller

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work.

More info
The Red Planet by William J. Locke

The Red Planet

By: William J. Locke

A tale of the Great War, as the Red Planet's glow bathes England in the ruby colors of military conquest. . .

More info
The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter

The Road to Understanding

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Eleanor H. Porter was a popular American novelist at the turn of the 20th century. Best known as the author of Pollyanna, Porter wrote kids books, adventure stories, and romances that are still read today.

More info

Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 9 January 1917 and get them!

Vintage gifts: click here!

Tell the world why 9 January 1917 is such a special date for you!