Historical Events In 1917
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jul 06 In the year 1917 t E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey
Jul 07 In the year 1917 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 On this day in history british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804
Jul 09 In the year 1917 ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orch leader (Cavalcade of Stars)
Jul 10 On this day in history don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard)
Jul 10 In the year 1917 emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft
Jul 10 In the year 1917 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 Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies in the year 1917.
Jul 12 On this day in history the birth of Andrew Wyeth, American painter
Jul 12 The Bisbee Deportation occurs as vigilantes kidnap and deport nearly 1,300 striking miners and others from Bisbee, Arizona in the year 1917.
Jul 13 On this day in history vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal
Jul 14 In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1917 robert Aitken, Phila, Zen co-founder (Diamond Sangha)
Jul 20 On this day in history pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia
Jul 20 On this day in history wW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn
Jul 21 In the year 1917 christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle
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 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 on this day in history.
Jul 24 John Hillaby, writer/traveller on this day in history.
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 On this day in history bertil Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948)
Jul 26 On this day in history j Edgar Hoover gets job on ministry of Justice
Jul 27 In the year 1917 john Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace)