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.