Historical Events In 1917
Saturday, 25 May 2019
Jul 06 On this day in history t E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey
Jul 07 On this day in history elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree)
Jul 08 Faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret) in the year 1917.
Jul 09 British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800 in the year 1917.
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 On this day in history don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard)
Jul 10 Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft in the year 1917.
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 in the year 1917.
Jul 12 The birth of Andrew Wyeth, American painter in the year 1917.
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 Vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal in the year 1917.
Jul 14 Arthur Leavins, violinist in the year 1917.
Jul 15 Robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life) on this day in history.
Jul 16 In the year 1917 ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70
Jul 16 On this day in history 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 Lou Bourdeau, baseball player/manager (1948 AP Athlete of Year) on this day in history.
Jul 19 Robert Aitken, Phila, Zen co-founder (Diamond Sangha) in the year 1917.
Jul 20 In the year 1917 pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia
Jul 20 WW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn on this day in history.
Jul 21 Christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle in the year 1917.
Jul 22 Alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 22 M Wolf discovers asteroids #879 Ricarda, #880 Herba & #881 Athene in the year 1917.
Jul 23 In the year 1917 charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man)
Jul 23 In the year 1917 cleveland Metropolitan Park District establishes
Jul 24 On this day in history john Hillaby, writer/traveller
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 In the year 1917 bertil Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948)
Jul 26 J Edgar Hoover gets job on ministry of Justice in the year 1917.
Jul 27 On this day in history john Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace)