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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Jul 06   On this day in history t E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey  

Jul 07   In the year 1917 elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree)  

Jul 08   In the year 1917 faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orch leader (Cavalcade of Stars) in the year 1917.  

Jul 10   In the year 1917 don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard)  

Jul 10   Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft in the year 1917.  

Jul 10   Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing the draft in the year 1917.  

Jul 12   In the year 1917 andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford Pa, painter (Christina's World)  

Jul 12   Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies in the year 1917.  

Jul 12   In the year 1917 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   On this day in history vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal  

Jul 14   Arthur Leavins, violinist on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life) in the year 1917.  

Jul 16   On this day in history ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70  

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

Jul 17   In the year 1917 british Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor  

Jul 17   Lou Bourdeau, baseball player/manager (1948 AP Athlete of Year) on this day in history.  

Jul 19   On this day in history robert Aitken, Phila, Zen co-founder (Diamond Sangha)  

Jul 20   Pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia on this day in history.  

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   Alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 m Wolf discovers asteroids #879 Ricarda, #880 Herba & #881 Athene  

Jul 23   Charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man) in the year 1917.  

Jul 23   In the year 1917 cleveland Metropolitan Park District establishes  

Jul 24   John Hillaby, writer/traveller on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Sir Thomas Whyte introduces the first income tax in Canada as a "temporary" measure (lowest bracket is 4% and highest is 25%) on this day in history.  

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   John Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace) in the year 1917.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

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   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1917 edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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