Historical Events In 1917
Thursday, 17 January 2019
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1917 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 On this day in history race riot in Houston Texas (2 blacks & 11 whites killed)
Aug 24 Dennis James, Jersey City NJ, wrestling announcer/TV host (PDQ) on this day in history.
Aug 25 37th US Mens Tennis: R Lindley Murray beats N W Niles (57 86 63 63) on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history don Defore, Cedar Rapids Iowa, actor (George-Hazel, Ozzie & Harriet)
Aug 26 On this day in history 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 In the year 1917 squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France
Aug 28 10 suffragists arrested as they picket the White House on this day in history.
Aug 28 10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House in the year 1917.
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 On this day in history denis Healey, English politician
Aug 30 In the year 1917 uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies
Sep 02 Cleveland Amory, Nahant Mass, conservationist/TV reviewer (TV Guide) on this day in history.
Sep 02 On this day in history 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 In the year 1917 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 In the year 1917 franfo Fortini, poet
Sep 11 Ferdinand Marcos, Philippines Pres (1965-86) in the year 1917.
Sep 11 On this day in history georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot, dies at 22
Sep 12 On this day in history christian Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor/artist
Sep 12 In the year 1917 eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test S Africa v England 1914), dies