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Historical Events In 1917

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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) in the year 1917.  

Jul 08   Faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret) on this day in history.  

Jul 09   On this day in history british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800  

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) on this day in history.  

Jul 10   Don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard) on this day in history.  

Jul 10   Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1917.  

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   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   On this day in history robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life)  

Jul 16   Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

Jul 16   In the year 1917 william Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life)  

Jul 17   British Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia  

Jul 20   In the year 1917 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   M Wolf discovers asteroids #879 Ricarda, #880 Herba & #881 Athene on this day in history.  

Jul 23   On this day in history charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man)  

Jul 23   Cleveland Metropolitan Park District establishes in the year 1917.  

Jul 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history j Edgar Hoover gets job on ministry of Justice  

Jul 27   On this day in history john Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 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   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

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   On this day in history 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   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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