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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 01 July 2022

Jul 06   On this day in history t E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey  

Jul 07   In the year 1917 elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree)  

Jul 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804  

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) in the year 1917.  

Jul 10   Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft in the year 1917.  

Jul 10   Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing the draft in the year 1917.  

Jul 12   Andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford Pa, painter (Christina's World) in the year 1917.  

Jul 12   Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 12   The birth of Andrew Wyeth, American painter in the year 1917.  

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

Jul 13   Vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history arthur Leavins, violinist  

Jul 15   Robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life) on this day in history.  

Jul 16   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history british Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor  

Jul 17   In the year 1917 lou Bourdeau, baseball player/manager (1948 AP Athlete of Year)  

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   WW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn on this day in history.  

Jul 21   On this day in history christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle  

Jul 22   In the year 1917 alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM  

Jul 22   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 in the year 1917.  

Jul 22   On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroids #879 Ricarda, #880 Herba & #881 Athene  

Jul 23   Charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man) on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Cleveland Metropolitan Park District establishes on this day in history.  

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

Jul 25   On this day in history sir Thomas Whyte introduces the first income tax in Canada as a "temporary" measure (lowest bracket is 4% and highest is 25%).  

Jul 26   Bertil Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history j Edgar Hoover gets job on ministry of Justice  

Jul 27   On this day in history john Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace)  

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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   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1917 birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born in the year 1917.  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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