Historical Events In 1917
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
Jul 06 On this day in history t E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey
Jul 07 In the year 1917 elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree)
Jul 08 Faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret) on this day in history.
Jul 09 British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800 on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1917 british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804
Jul 09 On this day in history ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orch leader (Cavalcade of Stars)
Jul 10 On this day in history don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard)
Jul 10 Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft on this day in history.
Jul 10 On this day in history emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing the draft
Jul 12 Andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford Pa, painter (Christina's World) in the year 1917.
Jul 12 On this day in history fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies
Jul 12 The birth of Andrew Wyeth, American painter on this day in history.
Jul 12 On this day in history the Bisbee Deportation occurs as vigilantes kidnap and deport nearly 1,300 striking miners and others from Bisbee, Arizona.
Jul 13 Vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal on this day in history.
Jul 14 On this day in history arthur Leavins, violinist
Jul 15 On this day in history robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life)
Jul 16 In the year 1917 ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70
Jul 16 In the year 1917 william Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life)
Jul 17 On this day in history british Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor
Jul 17 In the year 1917 lou Bourdeau, baseball player/manager (1948 AP Athlete of Year)
Jul 19 On this day in history robert Aitken, Phila, Zen co-founder (Diamond Sangha)
Jul 20 In the year 1917 pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia
Jul 20 WW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn on this day in history.
Jul 21 In the year 1917 christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle
Jul 22 Alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM in the year 1917.
Jul 22 Four members of the Australian Army Nursing Service - Sisters Cawood, Deacon and Ross-King and Staff Nurse Derrer - win Military Medals for rescuing patients trapped in a burning Casualty Clearing Station at Trois Arbes, France These were the first bravery awards won by Australian nurses in action in the year 1917.
Jul 22 M Wolf discovers asteroids #879 Ricarda, #880 Herba & #881 Athene in the year 1917.
Jul 23 In the year 1917 charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man)
Jul 23 In the year 1917 cleveland Metropolitan Park District establishes
Jul 24 On this day in history john Hillaby, writer/traveller
Jul 25 On this day in history sir Thomas Whyte introduces the first income tax in Canada as a "temporary" measure (lowest bracket is 4% and highest is 25%).
Jul 26 Bertil Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.
Jul 26 J Edgar Hoover gets job on ministry of Justice on this day in history.
Jul 27 John Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace) in the year 1917.