Historical Events In 1917
Thursday, 15 April 2021
May 29 In the year 1917 the birth of John F. Kennedy, Former (35th) American President
May 30 Alexander I becomes king of Greece on this day in history.
May 31 1First jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball) in the year 1917.
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 William S. Knowles, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate in the year 1917.
Jun 02 In the year 1917 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 Allen Greenwood, deputy CEO (British Aerospace) on this day in history.
Jun 05 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I on this day in history.
Jun 05 In the year 1917 carel van Dillen, resistance fighter
Jun 05 Some ten million men begin registering for the draft in World War I in the year 1917.
Jun 06 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1917 walt Disney graduates from Benton High School
Jun 10 On this day in history 60,000 people of Petrograd welcome Prince Kropotkin (banned 41 years)
Jun 10 On this day in history william Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford)
Jun 11 On this day in history 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 On this day in history priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace)
Jun 12 Secret Service extends protection of president to his family in the year 1917.
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 On this day in history gen Pershing & his HQ staff arrived in Paris during WW I
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.