Historical Events In 1917
Monday, 18 March 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 Cpl. Fliip Konowal (47th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France in the year 1917.
Aug 22 In the year 1917 john Lee Hooker, Clarksdale Mississippi, blues guitarist (Canned Heat)
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) in the year 1917.
Aug 24 Dennis James, Jersey City NJ, wrestling announcer/TV host (PDQ) in the year 1917.
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 in the year 1917.
Aug 27 Squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France in the year 1917.
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 Isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family) in the year 1917.
Aug 30 In the year 1917 denis Healey, English politician
Aug 30 Uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies on this day in history.
Sep 02 Cleveland Amory, Nahant Mass, conservationist/TV reviewer (TV Guide) on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Sep 03 Fanya Kaplan, Russian who shot at Lenin on Aug 30th, executed in the year 1917.
Sep 04 Henry Ford II, automaker (Ford Motor Co) on this day in history.
Sep 05 In the year 1917 jack Buetel, Dallas Tx, actress (Outlaw, Half Breed)
Sep 06 French pilot Georges Guynemer shoots down 54th German aircraft on this day in history.
Sep 06 On this day in history george Mann, captain English cricket team
Sep 07 John Cornforth, Australian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate on this day in history.
Sep 08 Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1917.
Sep 10 On this day in history franfo Fortini, poet
Sep 11 Ferdinand Marcos, Philippines Pres (1965-86) on this day in history.
Sep 11 Georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot, dies at 22 on this day in history.
Sep 12 In the year 1917 christian Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor/artist
Sep 12 On this day in history eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test S Africa v England 1914), dies