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Historical Events In 1917

Thursday, 13 August 2020

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   In the year 1917 cpl. Fliip Konowal (47th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France  

Aug 22   On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.  

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   In the year 1917 dennis James, Jersey City NJ, wrestling announcer/TV host (PDQ)  

Aug 25   On this day in history 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) in the year 1917.  

Aug 27   Indians set club record by stealing eight bases in a game in the year 1917.  

Aug 27   In the year 1917 squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France  

Aug 28   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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) in the year 1917.  

Sep 03   1st night bombing of London by German fighter planes on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history eddie "Brat" Stanky, Phil Rizzuto's nemisis/2nd baseman (Dodgers)  

Sep 03   Fanya Kaplan, Russian who shot at Lenin on Aug 30th, executed in the year 1917.  

Sep 04   On this day in history henry Ford II, automaker (Ford Motor Co)  

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

Sep 06   French pilot Georges Guynemer shoots down 54th German aircraft in the year 1917.  

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   Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1917.  

Sep 10   On this day in history franfo Fortini, poet  

Sep 11   In the year 1917 ferdinand Marcos, Philippines Pres (1965-86)  

Sep 11   On this day in history georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot, dies at 22  

Sep 12   Christian Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor/artist in the year 1917.  

Sep 12   In the year 1917 eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test S Africa v England 1914), dies  

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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   On this day in history birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

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   Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died in the year 1917.  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

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   On this day in history evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Feb 05   In the year 1917 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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