Historical Events In 1917
Saturday, 25 January 2020
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 Hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WW I in the year 1917.
Jun 01 On this day in history william S. Knowles, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
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 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1917.
Jun 06 Iacob Moresianu, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1917.
Jun 06 Kirk Kerkorian, CEO (MGM, UA) in the year 1917.
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 in the year 1917.
Jun 07 Gwendolyn Brooks, US poet (Bean Eaters, Annie Allen, Pulitzer 1950) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1917 60,000 people of Petrograd welcome Prince Kropotkin (banned 41 years)
Jun 10 William Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford) on this day in history.
Jun 11 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jun 12 Priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace) in the year 1917.
Jun 12 Secret Service extends protection of president to his family on this day in history.
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 In the year 1917 al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Black Lash, Lash of the West)
Jun 16 In the year 1917 1st Congress of Soviets convene in Russia
Jun 16 Katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post) in the year 1917.