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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 22 November 2018

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

Jul 07   On this day in history elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree)  

Jul 08   Faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret) on this day in history.  

Jul 09   British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800 on this day in history.  

Jul 09   On this day in history british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804  

Jul 09   On this day in history ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orch leader (Cavalcade of Stars)  

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

Jul 10   Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft on this day in history.  

Jul 10   Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing the draft on this day in history.  

Jul 12   In the year 1917 andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford Pa, painter (Christina's World)  

Jul 12   On this day in history fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies  

Jul 12   On this day in history the birth of Andrew Wyeth, American painter  

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   In the year 1917 robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life)  

Jul 16   Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 19   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle  

Jul 22   Alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 22   In the year 1917 m Wolf discovers asteroids #879 Ricarda, #880 Herba & #881 Athene  

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   In the year 1917 john Hillaby, writer/traveller  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 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   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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