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Historical Events In 1917

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 pitts Pirates play 4th straight extra inning game, Carson Bigbee sets record of 11 at-bats, they lose in 22 innings to Dodgers  

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   In the year 1917 race riot in Houston Texas (2 blacks & 11 whites killed)  

Aug 24   Dennis James, Jersey City NJ, wrestling announcer/TV host (PDQ) in the year 1917.  

Aug 25   On this day in history 37th US Mens Tennis: R Lindley Murray beats N W Niles (57 86 63 63)  

Aug 25   Don Defore, Cedar Rapids Iowa, actor (George-Hazel, Ozzie & Harriet) in the year 1917.  

Aug 26   In the year 1917 jan Clayton, Tularosa NM, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie)  

Aug 27   Indians set club record by stealing eight bases in a game on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House  

Aug 28   Jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America) in the year 1917.  

Aug 29   In the year 1917 isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family)  

Aug 30   Denis Healey, English politician in the year 1917.  

Aug 30   Uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 02   In the year 1917 cleveland Amory, Nahant Mass, conservationist/TV reviewer (TV Guide)  

Sep 02   Deutsche Vaterlands Party forms (by admiral Tirpitz) in the year 1917.  

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   Fanya Kaplan, Russian who shot at Lenin on Aug 30th, executed on this day in history.  

Sep 04   In the year 1917 henry Ford II, automaker (Ford Motor Co)  

Sep 05   Jack Buetel, Dallas Tx, actress (Outlaw, Half Breed) on this day in history.  

Sep 06   In the year 1917 french pilot Georges Guynemer shoots down 54th German aircraft  

Sep 06   George Mann, captain English cricket team on this day in history.  

Sep 07   In the year 1917 john Cornforth, Australian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate  

Sep 08   Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1917.  

Sep 12   Eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test S Africa v England 1914), dies on this day in history.  

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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   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Reginald Smith Brindle, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

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

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