Historical Events In 1917
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
Aug 21 In the year 1917 company Sgt. Major Robert Hanna (29th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France
Aug 21 Cpl. Fliip Konowal (47th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France on this day in history.
Aug 22 John Lee Hooker, Clarksdale Mississippi, blues guitarist (Canned Heat) on this day in history.
Aug 22 Pitts Pirates play 4th straight extra inning game, Carson Bigbee sets record of 11 at-bats, they lose in 22 innings to Dodgers in the year 1917.
Aug 23 Ontario cabinet passes order-in-council allowing the city of Berlin to change its name to Kitchener, effective Sept. 1; due to wartime anti-German sentiment in the year 1917.
Aug 23 On this day in history race riot in Houston Texas (2 blacks & 11 whites killed)
Aug 24 On this day in history dennis James, Jersey City NJ, wrestling announcer/TV host (PDQ)
Aug 25 37th US Mens Tennis: R Lindley Murray beats N W Niles (57 86 63 63) in the year 1917.
Aug 25 On this day in history don Defore, Cedar Rapids Iowa, actor (George-Hazel, Ozzie & Harriet)
Aug 26 In the year 1917 jan Clayton, Tularosa NM, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie)
Aug 27 In the year 1917 indians set club record by stealing eight bases in a game
Aug 27 Squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France in the year 1917.
Aug 28 10 suffragists arrested as they picket the White House in the year 1917.
Aug 28 In the year 1917 10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House
Aug 28 Jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America) on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1917 isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family)
Aug 30 In the year 1917 denis Healey, English politician
Aug 30 On this day in history uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies
Sep 02 Cleveland Amory, Nahant Mass, conservationist/TV reviewer (TV Guide) in the year 1917.
Sep 02 Deutsche Vaterlands Party forms (by admiral Tirpitz) on this day in history.
Sep 03 On this day in history 1st night bombing of London by German fighter planes
Sep 03 Eddie "Brat" Stanky, Phil Rizzuto's nemisis/2nd baseman (Dodgers) on this day in history.
Sep 03 Fanya Kaplan, Russian who shot at Lenin on Aug 30th, executed in the year 1917.
Sep 04 Henry Ford II, automaker (Ford Motor Co) in the year 1917.
Sep 05 In the year 1917 jack Buetel, Dallas Tx, actress (Outlaw, Half Breed)
Sep 06 On this day in history french pilot Georges Guynemer shoots down 54th German aircraft
Sep 06 George Mann, captain English cricket team on this day in history.
Sep 07 On this day in history john Cornforth, Australian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
Sep 08 Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Sep 10 On this day in history franfo Fortini, poet
Sep 11 Ferdinand Marcos, Philippines Pres (1965-86) in the year 1917.
Sep 11 In the year 1917 georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot, dies at 22
Sep 12 Christian Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor/artist on this day in history.
Sep 12 In the year 1917 eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test S Africa v England 1914), dies