Historical Events In 1917
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
May 29 On this day in history the birth of John F. Kennedy, Former (35th) American President
May 30 In the year 1917 alexander I becomes king of Greece.
May 31 1First jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball) in the year 1917.
May 31 In the year 1917 1st jazz record released (Dark Town Strutters Ball)
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 on this day in history.
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 Allen Greenwood, deputy CEO (British Aerospace) in the year 1917.
Jun 05 In the year 1917 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I
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 in the year 1917.
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 Battle of Messines, Belgium on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1917 walt Disney graduates from Benton High School
Jun 10 In the year 1917 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 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 in the year 1917.
Jun 12 In the year 1917 priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic & Old Lace)
Jun 12 Secret Service extends protection of president to his family in the year 1917.
Jun 13 Germany bombs London in the year 1917.
Jun 14 1e German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East-London in the year 1917.
Jun 14 Al "Lash" LaRue, Gretna La, actor (Lash of the West, Wyatt Earp) in the year 1917.
Jun 14 In the year 1917 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.