Historical Events In 1917
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Jul 06 T E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey in the year 1917.
Jul 07 In the year 1917 elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree)
Jul 08 On this day in history faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret)
Jul 09 In the year 1917 british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800
Jul 09 In the year 1917 british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804
Jul 09 Ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orch leader (Cavalcade of Stars) in the year 1917.
Jul 10 In the year 1917 don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard)
Jul 10 On this day in history emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft
Jul 10 Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing the draft on this day in history.
Jul 12 Andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford Pa, painter (Christina's World) in the year 1917.
Jul 12 Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies in the year 1917.
Jul 12 On this day in history the birth of Andrew Wyeth, American painter
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 On this day in history vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal
Jul 14 Arthur Leavins, violinist on this day in history.
Jul 15 On this day in history robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life)
Jul 16 On this day in history ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70
Jul 16 On this day in history william Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life)
Jul 17 British Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor in the year 1917.
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 Pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia in the year 1917.
Jul 20 WW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn on this day in history.
Jul 21 Christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle on this day in history.
Jul 22 Alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 22 M Wolf discovers asteroids #879 Ricarda, #880 Herba & #881 Athene in the year 1917.
Jul 23 Charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man) in the year 1917.
Jul 23 Cleveland Metropolitan Park District establishes in the year 1917.
Jul 24 John Hillaby, writer/traveller in the year 1917.
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.