Historical Events In 1917
Saturday, 18 January 2020
May 29 The birth of John F. Kennedy, Former (35th) American President on this day in history.
May 30 Alexander I becomes king of Greece in the year 1917.
May 31 1First jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball) on this day in history.
May 31 On this day in history 1st jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball)
Jun 01 In the year 1917 hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WW I
Jun 01 William S. Knowles, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate on this day in history.
Jun 02 Capt. William Avery Bishop Cdn. (Royal Flying Corps.) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France in the year 1917.
Jun 02 In the year 1917 max Showalter, Caldwell Ks, actor/composer (Stockard Channing Show)
Jun 04 1st Pulitzer prize awarded to Richards & Elliott (Julia Ward Howe) on this day in history.
Jun 04 Allen Greenwood, deputy CEO (British Aerospace) on this day in history.
Jun 05 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I on this day in history.
Jun 05 On this day in history carel van Dillen, resistance fighter
Jun 05 Some ten million men begin registering for the draft in World War I on this day in history.
Jun 06 On this day in history iacob Moresianu, composer, dies at 59
Jun 06 Kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA) on this day in history.
Jun 07 Battle of Messines, Belgium in the year 1917.
Jun 07 On this day in history crpl Samuel Frickleton, 3rd Battalion, 3rd NZ (Rifle) Brigade, won the Victoria Cross at Messines, Belgium
Jun 07 Gwendolyn Brooks, US poet (Bean Eaters, Annie Allen, Pulitzer 1950) in the year 1917.
Jun 08 In the year 1917 byron R Whizzer White, Ft Collins, NFLer/Supreme Court Just (1962-93)
Jun 08 Walt Disney graduates from Benton High School on this day in history.
Jun 10 60,000 people of Petrograd welcome Prince Kropotkin (banned 41 years) in the year 1917.
Jun 10 William Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford) in the year 1917.
Jun 11 In the year 1917 james Bostock, painter/engraver
Jun 11 King Alexander assumes the throne of Greece after his father Constantine I abdicated under pressure by allied armies occupying Athens in the year 1917.
Jun 12 In the year 1917 maria Teresa Carreno, composer, dies at 63
Jun 12 On this day in history priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace)
Jun 12 Secret Service extends protection of president to his family in the year 1917.
Jun 13 On this day in history germany bombs London
Jun 14 1e German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East-London on this day in history.
Jun 14 Al "Lash" LaRue, Gretna La, actor (Lash of the West, Wyatt Earp) on this day in history.
Jun 14 In the year 1917 gen Pershing & his HQ staff arrived in Paris during WW I
Jun 15 Al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Black Lash, Lash of the West) on this day in history.
Jun 16 In the year 1917 1st Congress of Soviets convene in Russia
Jun 16 In the year 1917 katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post)