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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Jul 06   T E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1917.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 13   Vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal in the year 1917.  

Jul 14   In the year 1917 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   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   In the year 1917 lou Bourdeau, baseball player/manager (1948 AP Athlete of Year)  

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

Jul 20   On this day in history pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia  

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

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

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   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   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

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

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   On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

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   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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