Historical Events In 1917
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Aug 21 On this day in history company Sgt. Major Robert Hanna (29th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France
Aug 21 Cpl. Fliip Konowal (47th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France in the year 1917.
Aug 22 John Lee Hooker, Clarksdale Mississippi, blues guitarist (Canned Heat) in the year 1917.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history 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.
Aug 23 Race riot in Houston Texas (2 blacks & 11 whites killed) on this day in history.
Aug 24 Dennis James, Jersey City NJ, wrestling announcer/TV host (PDQ) on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1917 37th US Mens Tennis: R Lindley Murray beats N W Niles (57 86 63 63)
Aug 25 In the year 1917 don Defore, Cedar Rapids Iowa, actor (George-Hazel, Ozzie & Harriet)
Aug 26 In the year 1917 jan Clayton, Tularosa NM, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie)
Aug 27 On this day in history indians set club record by stealing eight bases in a game
Aug 27 Squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France in the year 1917.
Aug 28 On this day in history 10 suffragists arrested as they picket the White House
Aug 28 On this day in history 10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House
Aug 28 Jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America) on this day in history.
Aug 29 Isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family) on this day in history.
Aug 30 Denis Healey, English politician on this day in history.
Aug 30 Uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies in the year 1917.
Sep 02 In the year 1917 cleveland Amory, Nahant Mass, conservationist/TV reviewer (TV Guide)
Sep 02 In the year 1917 deutsche Vaterlands Party forms (by admiral Tirpitz)
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) in the year 1917.
Sep 03 In the year 1917 fanya Kaplan, Russian who shot at Lenin on Aug 30th, executed
Sep 04 In the year 1917 henry Ford II, automaker (Ford Motor Co)
Sep 05 On this day in history jack Buetel, Dallas Tx, actress (Outlaw, Half Breed)
Sep 06 On this day in history french pilot Georges Guynemer shoots down 54th German aircraft
Sep 06 In the year 1917 george Mann, captain English cricket team
Sep 07 John Cornforth, Australian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate in the year 1917.
Sep 08 On this day in history charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer, dies at 74
Sep 10 On this day in history franfo Fortini, poet
Sep 11 In the year 1917 ferdinand Marcos, Philippines Pres (1965-86)
Sep 11 Georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot, dies at 22 in the year 1917.
Sep 12 Christian Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor/artist on this day in history.
Sep 12 On this day in history eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test S Africa v England 1914), dies