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)