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.