Historical Events In 1917
Saturday, 10 June 2023
Aug 21 Company Sgt. Major Robert Hanna (29th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France in the year 1917.
Aug 21 Cpl. Fliip Konowal (47th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France on this day in history.
Aug 22 On this day in history john Lee Hooker, Clarksdale Mississippi, blues guitarist (Canned Heat)
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1917 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) on this day in history.
Aug 25 Don Defore, Cedar Rapids Iowa, actor (George-Hazel, Ozzie & Harriet) in the year 1917.
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 In the year 1917 10 suffragists arrested as they picket the White House
Aug 28 10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House on this day in history.
Aug 28 Jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk, Capt America) on this day in history.
Aug 29 Isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family) in the year 1917.
Aug 30 Denis Healey, English politician in the year 1917.
Aug 30 In the year 1917 uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies
Sep 02 Cleveland Amory, Nahant Mass, conservationist/TV reviewer (TV Guide) on this day in history.
Sep 02 On this day in history deutsche Vaterlands Party forms (by admiral Tirpitz)
Sep 03 1st night bombing of London by German fighter planes on this day in history.
Sep 03 On this day in history eddie "Brat" Stanky, Phil Rizzuto's nemisis/2nd baseman (Dodgers)
Sep 03 On this day in history fanya Kaplan, Russian who shot at Lenin on Aug 30th, executed
Sep 04 In the year 1917 henry Ford II, automaker (Ford Motor Co)
Sep 05 Jack Buetel, Dallas Tx, actress (Outlaw, Half Breed) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1917 john Cornforth, Australian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
Sep 08 On this day in history charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer, dies at 74
Sep 10 Franfo Fortini, poet on this day in history.
Sep 11 Ferdinand Marcos, Philippines Pres (1965-86) in the year 1917.
Sep 11 Georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot, dies at 22 on this day in history.
Sep 12 In the year 1917 christian Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor/artist
Sep 12 On this day in history eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test S Africa v England 1914), dies
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