Historical Events In 1917
Friday, 16 November 2018
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 in the year 1917.
May 31 1First jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball) in the year 1917.
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 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1917 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I
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 in the year 1917.
Jun 06 In the year 1917 iacob Moresianu, composer, dies at 59
Jun 06 Kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA) in the year 1917.
Jun 07 In the year 1917 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 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 Walt Disney graduates from Benton High School in the year 1917.
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 James Bostock, painter/engraver on this day in history.
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 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 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) in the year 1917.
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 Katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post) on this day in history.