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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)  

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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   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1917 hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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