Historical Events In 1917
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
May 29 In the year 1917 the birth of John F. Kennedy, Former (35th) American President
May 30 Alexander I becomes king of Greece in the year 1917.
May 31 1First jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball) on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
Jun 02 Max Showalter, Caldwell Ks, actor/composer (Stockard Channing Show) in the year 1917.
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 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I in the year 1917.
Jun 05 Carel van Dillen, resistance fighter in the year 1917.
Jun 05 Some ten million men begin registering for the draft in World War I on this day in history.
Jun 06 In the year 1917 iacob Moresianu, composer, dies at 59
Jun 06 On this day in history kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA)
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 Gwendolyn Brooks, US poet (Bean Eaters, Annie Allen, Pulitzer 1950) on this day in history.
Jun 08 On this day in history byron R Whizzer White, Ft Collins, NFLer/Supreme Court Just (1962-93)
Jun 08 On this day in history walt Disney graduates from Benton High School
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1917.
Jun 12 Priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace) on this day in history.
Jun 12 In the year 1917 secret Service extends protection of president to his family
Jun 13 On this day in history germany bombs London
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 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 Katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post) on this day in history.