Historical Events In 1917
Monday, 27 January 2020
Jul 06 T E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Jul 09 British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800 on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1917 british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804
Jul 09 Ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orch leader (Cavalcade of Stars) in the year 1917.
Jul 10 Don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard) in the year 1917.
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 On this day in history fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies
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 In the year 1917 vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal
Jul 14 In the year 1917 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 on this day in history.
Jul 16 In the year 1917 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 In the year 1917 lou Bourdeau, baseball player/manager (1948 AP Athlete of Year)
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 in the year 1917.
Jul 20 WW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn in the year 1917.
Jul 21 Christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle on this day in history.
Jul 22 Alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM in the year 1917.
Jul 22 In the year 1917 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 In the year 1917 m Wolf discovers asteroids #879 Ricarda, #880 Herba & #881 Athene
Jul 23 Charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 27 John Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace) in the year 1917.