Historical Events In 1917
Sunday, 28 February 2021
May 29 The birth of John F. Kennedy, Former (35th) American President on this day in history.
May 30 In the year 1917 alexander I becomes king of Greece.
May 31 On this day in history 1First jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball)
May 31 1st jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 06 Iacob Moresianu, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1917.
Jun 06 In the year 1917 kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA)
Jun 07 Battle of Messines, Belgium in the year 1917.
Jun 07 In the year 1917 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) on this day in history.
Jun 08 Byron R Whizzer White, Ft Collins, NFLer/Supreme Court Just (1962-93) in the year 1917.
Jun 08 In the year 1917 walt Disney graduates from Benton High School
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 On this day in history james Bostock, painter/engraver
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 Priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1917 gen Pershing & his HQ staff arrived in Paris during WW I
Jun 15 On this day in history al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Black Lash, Lash of the West)
Jun 16 In the year 1917 1st Congress of Soviets convene in Russia
Jun 16 On this day in history katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post)