Historical Events In 1917
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jul 06 T E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey in the year 1917.
Jul 07 Elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree) on this day in history.
Jul 08 On this day in history 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 Ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orch leader (Cavalcade of Stars) in the year 1917.
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 Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing the draft on this day in history.
Jul 12 In the year 1917 andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford Pa, painter (Christina's World)
Jul 12 In the year 1917 fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies
Jul 12 The birth of Andrew Wyeth, American painter on this day in history.
Jul 12 The Bisbee Deportation occurs as vigilantes kidnap and deport nearly 1,300 striking miners and others from Bisbee, Arizona on this day in history.
Jul 13 On this day in history vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal
Jul 14 In the year 1917 arthur Leavins, violinist
Jul 15 Robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life) in the year 1917.
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 On this day in history british Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor
Jul 17 On this day in history lou Bourdeau, baseball player/manager (1948 AP Athlete of Year)
Jul 19 In the year 1917 robert Aitken, Phila, Zen co-founder (Diamond Sangha)
Jul 20 Pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia on this day in history.
Jul 20 WW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn in the year 1917.
Jul 21 On this day in history christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle
Jul 22 In the year 1917 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 in the year 1917.
Jul 23 Charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man) on this day in history.
Jul 23 In the year 1917 cleveland Metropolitan Park District establishes
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 In the year 1917 j Edgar Hoover gets job on ministry of Justice
Jul 27 On this day in history john Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace)