Historical Events In 1917
Sunday, 29 March 2020
May 29 On this day in history the birth of John F. Kennedy, Former (35th) American President
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 1st jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball) on this day in history.
Jun 01 Hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WW I on this day in history.
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 In the year 1917 allen Greenwood, deputy CEO (British Aerospace)
Jun 05 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I in the year 1917.
Jun 05 Carel van Dillen, resistance fighter on this day in history.
Jun 05 Some ten million men begin registering for the draft in World War I on this day in history.
Jun 06 Iacob Moresianu, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
Jun 06 In the year 1917 kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA)
Jun 07 In the year 1917 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 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 In the year 1917 james Bostock, painter/engraver
Jun 11 King Alexander assumes the throne of Greece after his father Constantine I abdicated under pressure by allied armies occupying Athens on this day in history.
Jun 12 Maria Teresa Carreno, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Jun 12 Priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace) in the year 1917.
Jun 12 In the year 1917 secret Service extends protection of president to his family
Jun 13 In the year 1917 germany bombs London
Jun 14 In the year 1917 1e German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East-London
Jun 14 On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.
Jun 15 Al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Black Lash, Lash of the West) on this day in history.
Jun 16 On this day in history 1st Congress of Soviets convene in Russia
Jun 16 On this day in history katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post)