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Historical Events In 1917

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Jul 06   On this day in history 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) in the year 1917.  

Jul 09   British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800 in the year 1917.  

Jul 09   In the year 1917 british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804  

Jul 09   Ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orch leader (Cavalcade of Stars) in the year 1917.  

Jul 10   On this day in history don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard)  

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

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 in the year 1917.  

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

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   Vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal in the year 1917.  

Jul 14   Arthur Leavins, violinist in the year 1917.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Jul 19   Robert Aitken, Phila, Zen co-founder (Diamond Sangha) in the year 1917.  

Jul 20   In the year 1917 pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia  

Jul 20   WW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn on this day in history.  

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

Jul 22   Alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM on this day in history.  

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

Jul 23   In the year 1917 charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man)  

Jul 23   In the year 1917 cleveland Metropolitan Park District establishes  

Jul 24   On this day in history john Hillaby, writer/traveller  

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   In the year 1917 bertil Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948)  

Jul 26   J Edgar Hoover gets job on ministry of Justice in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   In the year 1917 evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1917.  

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