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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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   Faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret) on this day in history.  

Jul 09   In the year 1917 british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800  

Jul 09   British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804 in the year 1917.  

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   Andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford Pa, painter (Christina's World) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 12   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

Jul 16   On this day in history william Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life)  

Jul 17   On this day in history british Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor  

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

Jul 19   Robert Aitken, Phila, Zen co-founder (Diamond Sangha) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 20   On this day in history wW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn  

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   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   Charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man) in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 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) in the year 1917.  

Jul 26   J Edgar Hoover gets job on ministry of Justice on this day in history.  

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   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

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   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 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   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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