Historical Events In 1917
Friday, 18 June 2021
Jul 06 On this day in history t E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey
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 British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800 in the year 1917.
Jul 09 British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804 in the year 1917.
Jul 09 In the year 1917 ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orch leader (Cavalcade of Stars)
Jul 10 Don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard) in the year 1917.
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 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 In the year 1917 the birth of Andrew Wyeth, American painter
Jul 12 On this day in history 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 Arthur Leavins, violinist in the year 1917.
Jul 15 In the year 1917 robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life)
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) in the year 1917.
Jul 17 In the year 1917 british Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor
Jul 17 On this day in history 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 WW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1917 m Wolf discovers asteroids #879 Ricarda, #880 Herba & #881 Athene
Jul 23 In the year 1917 charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man)
Jul 23 In the year 1917 cleveland Metropolitan Park District establishes
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 On this day in history bertil Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948)
Jul 26 J Edgar Hoover gets job on ministry of Justice in the year 1917.
Jul 27 John Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace) on this day in history.