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)