Historical Events In 1917
Sunday, 09 August 2020
May 29 The birth of John F. Kennedy, Former (35th) American President in the year 1917.
May 30 Alexander I becomes king of Greece on this day in history.
May 31 In the year 1917 1First jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball)
May 31 1st jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball) in the year 1917.
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 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 1st Pulitzer prize awarded to Richards & Elliott (Julia Ward Howe) in the year 1917.
Jun 04 On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.
Jun 06 Iacob Moresianu, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
Jun 06 Kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA) in the year 1917.
Jun 07 On this day in history 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 In the year 1917 gwendolyn Brooks, US poet (Bean Eaters, Annie Allen, Pulitzer 1950)
Jun 08 Byron R Whizzer White, Ft Collins, NFLer/Supreme Court Just (1962-93) on this day in history.
Jun 08 Walt Disney graduates from Benton High School in the year 1917.
Jun 10 60,000 people of Petrograd welcome Prince Kropotkin (banned 41 years) on this day in history.
Jun 10 William Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1917 priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace)
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 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 in the year 1917.
Jun 15 On this day in history al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Black Lash, Lash of the West)
Jun 16 1st Congress of Soviets convene in Russia on this day in history.
Jun 16 On this day in history katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post)