Historical Events In 1917
Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Aug 21 Company Sgt. Major Robert Hanna (29th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France in the year 1917.
Aug 21 Cpl. Fliip Konowal (47th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France in the year 1917.
Aug 22 John Lee Hooker, Clarksdale Mississippi, blues guitarist (Canned Heat) in the year 1917.
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) on this day in history.
Aug 24 Dennis James, Jersey City NJ, wrestling announcer/TV host (PDQ) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France
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 in the year 1917.
Aug 28 On this day in history jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America)
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 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 In the year 1917 1st night bombing of London by German fighter planes
Sep 03 On this day in history eddie "Brat" Stanky, Phil Rizzuto's nemisis/2nd baseman (Dodgers)
Sep 03 On this day in history 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 In the year 1917 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 George Mann, captain English cricket team in the year 1917.
Sep 07 On this day in history john Cornforth, Australian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
Sep 08 In the year 1917 charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer, dies at 74
Sep 10 In the year 1917 franfo Fortini, poet
Sep 11 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Sep 12 In the year 1917 eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test S Africa v England 1914), dies