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Historical Events In 1917

Friday, 16 November 2018

May 29   On this day in history the birth of John F. Kennedy, Former (35th) American President  

May 30   Alexander I becomes king of Greece in the year 1917.  

May 31   1First jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball) in the year 1917.  

May 31   In the year 1917 1st jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball)  

Jun 01   Hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WW I in the year 1917.  

Jun 01   William S. Knowles, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history capt. William Avery Bishop Cdn. (Royal Flying Corps.) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France  

Jun 02   In the year 1917 max Showalter, Caldwell Ks, actor/composer (Stockard Channing Show)  

Jun 04   On this day in history 1st Pulitzer prize awarded to Richards & Elliott (Julia Ward Howe)  

Jun 04   On this day in history allen Greenwood, deputy CEO (British Aerospace)  

Jun 05   In the year 1917 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I  

Jun 05   Carel van Dillen, resistance fighter in the year 1917.  

Jun 05   Some ten million men begin registering for the draft in World War I in the year 1917.  

Jun 06   In the year 1917 iacob Moresianu, composer, dies at 59  

Jun 06   Kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA) in the year 1917.  

Jun 07   In the year 1917 battle of Messines, Belgium  

Jun 07   Crpl Samuel Frickleton, 3rd Battalion, 3rd NZ (Rifle) Brigade, won the Victoria Cross at Messines, Belgium in the year 1917.  

Jun 07   On this day in history gwendolyn Brooks, US poet (Bean Eaters, Annie Allen, Pulitzer 1950)  

Jun 08   Byron R Whizzer White, Ft Collins, NFLer/Supreme Court Just (1962-93) in the year 1917.  

Jun 08   Walt Disney graduates from Benton High School in the year 1917.  

Jun 10   On this day in history 60,000 people of Petrograd welcome Prince Kropotkin (banned 41 years)  

Jun 10   In the year 1917 william Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford)  

Jun 11   James Bostock, painter/engraver on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history king Alexander assumes the throne of Greece after his father Constantine I abdicated under pressure by allied armies occupying Athens.  

Jun 12   Maria Teresa Carreno, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1917.  

Jun 12   On this day in history priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace)  

Jun 12   In the year 1917 secret Service extends protection of president to his family  

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) in the year 1917.  

Jun 14   Gen Pershing & his HQ staff arrived in Paris during WW I on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Black Lash, Lash of the West) in the year 1917.  

Jun 16   In the year 1917 1st Congress of Soviets convene in Russia  

Jun 16   Katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   In the year 1917 birth of vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1917 edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

Jan 06   In the year 1917 hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82  

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died in the year 1917.  

Jan 17   In the year 1917 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

Jan 25   On this day in history edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 in the year 1917.  

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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