Historical Events In 1917
Monday, 16 May 2022
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) in the year 1917.
May 31 On this day in history 1st jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball)
Jun 01 On this day in history hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WW I
Jun 01 On this day in history william S. Knowles, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
Jun 02 In the year 1917 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 1st Pulitzer prize awarded to Richards & Elliott (Julia Ward Howe) in the year 1917.
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 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 In the year 1917 iacob Moresianu, composer, dies at 59
Jun 06 Kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA) on this day in history.
Jun 07 On this day in history battle of Messines, Belgium
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 On this day in history walt Disney graduates from Benton High School
Jun 10 60,000 people of Petrograd welcome Prince Kropotkin (banned 41 years) on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1917 william Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford)
Jun 11 James Bostock, painter/engraver in the year 1917.
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) in the year 1917.
Jun 12 On this day in history secret Service extends protection of president to his family
Jun 13 Germany bombs London in the year 1917.
Jun 14 1e German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East-London in the year 1917.
Jun 14 Al "Lash" LaRue, Gretna La, actor (Lash of the West, Wyatt Earp) on this day in history.
Jun 14 Gen Pershing & his HQ staff arrived in Paris during WW I on this day in history.
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 Katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post) on this day in history.