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Historical Events In 1917

Monday, 21 January 2019

May 29   In the year 1917 the birth of John F. Kennedy, Former (35th) American President  

May 30   On this day in history alexander I becomes king of Greece.  

May 31   On this day in history 1First jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball)  

May 31   1st jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball) on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WW I  

Jun 01   In the year 1917 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   Max Showalter, Caldwell Ks, actor/composer (Stockard Channing Show) on this day in history.  

Jun 04   In the year 1917 1st Pulitzer prize awarded to Richards & Elliott (Julia Ward Howe)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Carel van Dillen, resistance fighter on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1917 some ten million men begin registering for the draft in World War I.  

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   On this day in history battle of Messines, Belgium  

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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history william Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford)  

Jun 11   James Bostock, painter/engraver on this day in history.  

Jun 11   In the year 1917 king Alexander assumes the throne of Greece after his father Constantine I abdicated under pressure by allied armies occupying Athens.  

Jun 12   In the year 1917 maria Teresa Carreno, composer, dies at 63  

Jun 12   Priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 1e German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East-London  

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) on this day in history.  

Jun 16   1st Congress of Soviets convene in Russia in the year 1917.  

Jun 16   Katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1917

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1917 birth of jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)  

Jan 01   Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1917 birth of vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)  

Jan 03   Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004) was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 04   In the year 1917 birth of maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

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

Jan 10   Buffalo Bill Cody died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1917 death of george Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)  

Jan 17   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70  

Jan 25   Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies in the year 1917.  

Jan 29   Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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