Historical Events In 1917
Sunday, 31 May 2020
May 29 The birth of John F. Kennedy, Former (35th) American President in the year 1917.
May 30 Alexander I becomes king of Greece on this day in history.
May 31 In the year 1917 1First jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball)
May 31 1st jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball) in the year 1917.
Jun 01 Hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WW I on this day in history.
Jun 01 William S. Knowles, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate in the year 1917.
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 In the year 1917 allen Greenwood, deputy CEO (British Aerospace)
Jun 05 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I in the year 1917.
Jun 05 In the year 1917 carel van Dillen, resistance fighter
Jun 05 In the year 1917 some ten million men begin registering for the draft in World War I.
Jun 06 Iacob Moresianu, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1917.
Jun 06 Kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA) on this day in history.
Jun 07 Battle of Messines, Belgium on this day in history.
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 On this day in history walt Disney graduates from Benton High School
Jun 10 In the year 1917 60,000 people of Petrograd welcome Prince Kropotkin (banned 41 years)
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 Maria Teresa Carreno, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1917 germany bombs London
Jun 14 In the year 1917 1e German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East-London
Jun 14 On this day in history al "Lash" LaRue, Gretna La, actor (Lash of the West, Wyatt Earp)
Jun 14 Gen Pershing & his HQ staff arrived in Paris during WW I in the year 1917.
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 Katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post) on this day in history.