Historical Events In 1917
Thursday, 28 September 2023
Jul 06 T E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey on this day in history.
Jul 07 On this day in history elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree)
Jul 08 In the year 1917 faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret)
Jul 09 On this day in history british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800
Jul 09 British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804 in the year 1917.
Jul 09 In the year 1917 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 In the year 1917 emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft
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) on this day in history.
Jul 12 In the year 1917 fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies
Jul 12 The birth of Andrew Wyeth, American painter in the year 1917.
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 In the year 1917 vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal
Jul 14 On this day in history arthur Leavins, violinist
Jul 15 Robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life) on this day in history.
Jul 16 Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70 in the year 1917.
Jul 16 In the year 1917 william Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life)
Jul 17 British Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor on this day in history.
Jul 17 In the year 1917 lou Bourdeau, baseball player/manager (1948 AP Athlete of Year)
Jul 19 Robert Aitken, Phila, Zen co-founder (Diamond Sangha) in the year 1917.
Jul 20 In the year 1917 pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia
Jul 20 In the year 1917 wW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn
Jul 21 Christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle on this day in history.
Jul 22 On this day in history alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM
Jul 22 In the year 1917 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
Jul 22 M Wolf discovers asteroids #879 Ricarda, #880 Herba & #881 Athene on this day in history.
Jul 23 In the year 1917 charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man)
Jul 23 Cleveland Metropolitan Park District establishes on this day in history.
Jul 24 John Hillaby, writer/traveller on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.
Jul 27 In the year 1917 john Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace)