Historical Events In 1917
Saturday, 19 October 2019
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 on this day in history.
May 31 On this day in history 1First jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball)
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 Capt. William Avery Bishop Cdn. (Royal Flying Corps.) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France on this day in history.
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) in the year 1917.
Jun 05 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I in the year 1917.
Jun 05 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jun 06 Kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA) in the year 1917.
Jun 07 On this day in history 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 In the year 1917 gwendolyn Brooks, US poet (Bean Eaters, Annie Allen, Pulitzer 1950)
Jun 08 In the year 1917 byron R Whizzer White, Ft Collins, NFLer/Supreme Court Just (1962-93)
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 In the year 1917 william Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford)
Jun 11 James Bostock, painter/engraver in the year 1917.
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 On this day in history maria Teresa Carreno, composer, dies at 63
Jun 12 In the year 1917 priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace)
Jun 12 On this day in history 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 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 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 In the year 1917 katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post)