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Historical Events In 1917

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

May 29   The birth of John F. Kennedy, Former (35th) American President on this day in history.  

May 30   Alexander I becomes king of Greece on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WW I  

Jun 01   On this day in history william S. Knowles, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate  

Jun 02   Capt. William Avery Bishop Cdn. (Royal Flying Corps.) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France in the year 1917.  

Jun 02   On this day in history max Showalter, Caldwell Ks, actor/composer (Stockard Channing Show)  

Jun 04   1st Pulitzer prize awarded to Richards & Elliott (Julia Ward Howe) on this day in history.  

Jun 04   In the year 1917 allen Greenwood, deputy CEO (British Aerospace)  

Jun 05   On this day in history 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jun 06   On this day in history kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA)  

Jun 07   Battle of Messines, Belgium in the year 1917.  

Jun 07   Crpl Samuel Frickleton, 3rd Battalion, 3rd NZ (Rifle) Brigade, won the Victoria Cross at Messines, Belgium on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1917 walt Disney graduates from Benton High School  

Jun 10   60,000 people of Petrograd welcome Prince Kropotkin (banned 41 years) in the year 1917.  

Jun 10   William Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford) on this day in history.  

Jun 11   James Bostock, painter/engraver in the year 1917.  

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   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   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   1e German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East-London on this day in history.  

Jun 14   Al "Lash" LaRue, Gretna La, actor (Lash of the West, Wyatt Earp) on this day in history.  

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   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)  

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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   On this day in history birth of albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)  

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 in the year 1917.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire was born in the year 1917.  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of reginald Smith Brindle, composer  

Jan 05   In the year 1917 birth of wieland Wagner, German opera director  

Famous Deaths In 1917

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1917 death of buffalo Bill Cody  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1917 edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies  

Jan 29   In the year 1917 evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75  

Feb 05   Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1917.  

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