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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.  

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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   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1917 birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 in the year 1917.  

Jan 06   On this day in history hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 in the year 1917.  

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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