Historical Events In July - 17
Monday, 03 August 2020
1893 Arthur Shrewsbury is 1st to score 1,000 runs in Test Cricket on this day in history.
1894 Mary Clare, London England, actress (Evil Mind, Young & Innocent) on July - 17.
1897 On July - 17 the first ship arrives in Seattle carrying gold from the Yukon
1897 1st ship arrives in Seattle carrying gold from Yukon on July - 17.
1897 Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge on this day in history.
1898 Spanish American War-Spaniads surrender to US at Santiago Cuba on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history spanish American War-Spaniards surrender to US at Santiago Cuba
1898 Berenice Abbott, Springfield Oh, photographer (World of Atget) on this day in history.
1899 The birth of James Cagney, American actor on July - 17.
1900 NY Giant Christy Mathewson begins career losing to Bkln Superbas on this day in history.
1900 On July - 17 james Cagney, actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy), hold that grapefruit
1901 John Farmer, composer, dies at 64 on July - 17.
1902 On July - 17 orioles forfeit to St Louis having only 5 players available to play they then forfeit their franchise back to the AL
1902 On July - 17 christina Stead, Australia, novelist (Man Who Loved Children)
1903 On this day in history valerian Mikhaylovich Bogdanov-Berezovsky, composer
1903 James A McNeill Whistler, US/Brit writer (Bride Tomorrow), dies at 69 on July - 17.
1904 On July - 17 jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor
1905 On July - 17 norman Waterhouse Lees, jazz fan
1906 On July - 17 john Carroll, [Julian LaFaye], New Orleans LA, actor (Wolf Call)
1908 On this day in history rudolf Petzold, composer
1909 On July - 17 hardy Amies, London England, royal dressmaker (Queen Elizabeth II)
1911 Overthrown shah of Persia Mohammed Ali lands on Astrabad with army on July - 17.
1912 IAF (Intl Amateur Athletic Federation) forms in Sweden on July - 17.
1912 On July - 17 art Linkletter, Saskatchewan Canada, TV host (People are Funny)
1912 On July - 17 j-Henri PoincarĂ©, French mine engineer/mathematician, dies at 58
1913 Everett Helm, composer on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history giants outfielder Red Murray is knocked unconscious by lightning after catching a flyball, ending 21 inning game, Giants win 3-1
1914 On this day in history lucille Benson, Scottsboro Ala, actress (Lilly-Bosom Buddies)
1915 Italian offensive at Isonzo on July - 17.
1915 Cass Daley, Philadelphia PA, actress (Red Garters) on July - 17.
1915 On July - 17 francesco Fanciulli, composer, dies on 62nd birthday
1916 On this day in history eleanor Steber, Wheeling WV, soprano (Metropolitan Opera-1940)
1917 On July - 17 british Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor
1917 Lou Bourdeau, baseball player/manager (1948 AP Athlete of Year) on July - 17.