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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.  

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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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   In the year 1917 birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

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   In the year 1917 edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

Jan 06   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 in the year 1917.  

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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