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)