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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)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

Jan 01   In the year 1917 birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

Jan 02   Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 05   Wieland Wagner, German opera director was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 in the year 1917.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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