Historical Events In 1917
Monday, 03 October 2022
Aug 21 In the year 1917 company Sgt. Major Robert Hanna (29th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France
Aug 21 In the year 1917 cpl. Fliip Konowal (47th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France
Aug 22 John Lee Hooker, Clarksdale Mississippi, blues guitarist (Canned Heat) on this day in history.
Aug 22 Pitts Pirates play 4th straight extra inning game, Carson Bigbee sets record of 11 at-bats, they lose in 22 innings to Dodgers in the year 1917.
Aug 23 Ontario cabinet passes order-in-council allowing the city of Berlin to change its name to Kitchener, effective Sept. 1; due to wartime anti-German sentiment in the year 1917.
Aug 23 In the year 1917 race riot in Houston Texas (2 blacks & 11 whites killed)
Aug 24 In the year 1917 dennis James, Jersey City NJ, wrestling announcer/TV host (PDQ)
Aug 25 In the year 1917 37th US Mens Tennis: R Lindley Murray beats N W Niles (57 86 63 63)
Aug 25 On this day in history don Defore, Cedar Rapids Iowa, actor (George-Hazel, Ozzie & Harriet)
Aug 26 Jan Clayton, Tularosa NM, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie) on this day in history.
Aug 27 Indians set club record by stealing eight bases in a game on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1917 squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France
Aug 28 In the year 1917 10 suffragists arrested as they picket the White House
Aug 28 10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House on this day in history.
Aug 28 In the year 1917 jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America)
Aug 29 On this day in history isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family)
Aug 30 Denis Healey, English politician on this day in history.
Aug 30 In the year 1917 uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies
Sep 02 In the year 1917 cleveland Amory, Nahant Mass, conservationist/TV reviewer (TV Guide)
Sep 02 Deutsche Vaterlands Party forms (by admiral Tirpitz) on this day in history.
Sep 03 On this day in history 1st night bombing of London by German fighter planes
Sep 03 Eddie "Brat" Stanky, Phil Rizzuto's nemisis/2nd baseman (Dodgers) on this day in history.
Sep 03 Fanya Kaplan, Russian who shot at Lenin on Aug 30th, executed on this day in history.
Sep 04 Henry Ford II, automaker (Ford Motor Co) on this day in history.
Sep 05 Jack Buetel, Dallas Tx, actress (Outlaw, Half Breed) in the year 1917.
Sep 06 French pilot Georges Guynemer shoots down 54th German aircraft in the year 1917.
Sep 06 George Mann, captain English cricket team on this day in history.
Sep 07 On this day in history john Cornforth, Australian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
Sep 08 On this day in history charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer, dies at 74
Sep 10 Franfo Fortini, poet on this day in history.
Sep 11 Ferdinand Marcos, Philippines Pres (1965-86) in the year 1917.
Sep 11 In the year 1917 georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot, dies at 22
Sep 12 On this day in history christian Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor/artist
Sep 12 In the year 1917 eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test S Africa v England 1914), dies