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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Jul 06   T E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey in the year 1917.  

Jul 07   On this day in history 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   British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 14   Arthur Leavins, violinist on this day in history.  

Jul 15   In the year 1917 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) on this day in history.  

Jul 17   British Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

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

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

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

Jul 22   In the year 1917 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   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   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   Bertil Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 27   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

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

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 06   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

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

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

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