Historical Events In 1917
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
May 29 The birth of John F. Kennedy, Former (35th) American President in the year 1917.
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 On this day in history 1st jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball)
Jun 01 Hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WW I on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history william S. Knowles, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
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 On this day in history max Showalter, Caldwell Ks, actor/composer (Stockard Channing Show)
Jun 04 In the year 1917 1st Pulitzer prize awarded to Richards & Elliott (Julia Ward Howe)
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 In the year 1917 some ten million men begin registering for the draft in World War I.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1917 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 In the year 1917 priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace)
Jun 12 Secret Service extends protection of president to his family in the year 1917.
Jun 13 In the year 1917 germany bombs London
Jun 14 1e German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East-London in the year 1917.
Jun 14 In the year 1917 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 On this day in history 1st Congress of Soviets convene in Russia
Jun 16 In the year 1917 katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post)