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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Jul 06   In the year 1917 t E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey  

Jul 07   Elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree) in the year 1917.  

Jul 08   In the year 1917 faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret)  

Jul 09   On this day in history british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800  

Jul 09   British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804 on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orch leader (Cavalcade of Stars) on this day in history.  

Jul 10   Don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard) on this day in history.  

Jul 10   On this day in history emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft  

Jul 10   On this day in history emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing the draft  

Jul 12   On this day in history andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford Pa, painter (Christina's World)  

Jul 12   In the year 1917 fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies  

Jul 12   In the year 1917 the birth of Andrew Wyeth, American painter  

Jul 12   The Bisbee Deportation occurs as vigilantes kidnap and deport nearly 1,300 striking miners and others from Bisbee, Arizona in the year 1917.  

Jul 13   On this day in history vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal  

Jul 14   Arthur Leavins, violinist in the year 1917.  

Jul 15   On this day in history robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life)  

Jul 16   On this day in history ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70  

Jul 16   William Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life) in the year 1917.  

Jul 17   British Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor in the year 1917.  

Jul 17   Lou Bourdeau, baseball player/manager (1948 AP Athlete of Year) in the year 1917.  

Jul 19   On this day in history robert Aitken, Phila, Zen co-founder (Diamond Sangha)  

Jul 20   Pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia on this day in history.  

Jul 20   In the year 1917 wW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn  

Jul 21   In the year 1917 christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle  

Jul 22   On this day in history alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM  

Jul 22   On this day in history four members of the Australian Army Nursing Service Sisters Cawood, Deacon and Ross-King and Staff Nurse Derrer win Military Medals for rescuing patients trapped in a burning Casualty Clearing Station at Trois Arbes, France These were the first bravery awards won by Australian nurses in action  

Jul 22   M Wolf discovers asteroids #879 Ricarda, #880 Herba & #881 Athene in the year 1917.  

Jul 23   On this day in history charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man)  

Jul 23   Cleveland Metropolitan Park District establishes in the year 1917.  

Jul 24   John Hillaby, writer/traveller on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Sir Thomas Whyte introduces the first income tax in Canada as a "temporary" measure (lowest bracket is 4% and highest is 25%) in the year 1917.  

Jul 26   Bertil Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948) in the year 1917.  

Jul 26   In the year 1917 j Edgar Hoover gets job on ministry of Justice  

Jul 27   John Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace) in the year 1917.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   In the year 1917 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   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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