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)