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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 09 December 2019

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

Jul 07   Elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree) on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret) in the year 1917.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1917.  

Jul 12   On this day in history andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford Pa, painter (Christina's World)  

Jul 12   Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies in the year 1917.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life) in the year 1917.  

Jul 16   In the year 1917 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   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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 20   WW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn in the year 1917.  

Jul 21   Christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Jul 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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) in the year 1917.  

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

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   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   In the year 1917 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

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

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