Historical Events In 1917
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Jul 06 In the year 1917 t E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey
Jul 07 Elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree) in the year 1917.
Jul 08 Faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret) on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1917 british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800
Jul 09 British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804 in the year 1917.
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 On this day in history emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft
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 Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 13 On this day in history vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal
Jul 14 On this day in history arthur Leavins, violinist
Jul 15 Robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life) on this day in history.
Jul 16 Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70 in the year 1917.
Jul 16 On this day in history william Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life)
Jul 17 On this day in history british Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor
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 on this day in history.
Jul 20 On this day in history wW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn
Jul 21 On this day in history christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle
Jul 22 In the year 1917 alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM
Jul 22 On this day in history 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 M Wolf discovers asteroids #879 Ricarda, #880 Herba & #881 Athene in the year 1917.
Jul 23 Charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man) in the year 1917.
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 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 Bertil Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948) in the year 1917.
Jul 26 J Edgar Hoover gets job on ministry of Justice on this day in history.
Jul 27 John Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace) in the year 1917.