June 1917 calendar

June 1917

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1917.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1917: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1917?


  • 01 Jun 1917 Hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WWI
  • 04 Jun 1917 American men begin registering for the draft
  • 05 Jun 1917 World War I: Conscription begins in the United States as ''Army registration day''.
  • 07 Jun 1917 World War I: Battle of Messines: Allied soldiers detonate a series of mines underneath German trenches at Messines Ridge, killing 10,000 German troops.
  • 08 Jun 1917 Walt Disney graduates from Benton High School.
  • 10 Jun 1917 60,000 people of Petrograd welcome Prince Kropotkin
  • 11 Jun 1917 King Alexander assumes the throne of Greece after his father, Constantine I, is deemed to have abdicated under pressure from allied armies occupying Athens.
  • 12 Jun 1917 Secret Service extends protection of president to his family.
  • 13 Jun 1917 Germany bombs London
  • 14 Jun 1917 1e German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East-London
  • 15 Jun 1917 The United States enacts the Espionage Act.
  • 16 Jun 1917 49th Belmont: James Butwell aboard Hourless wins in 2:17.8
  • 17 Jun 1917 British King George V takes the name Windsor
  • 19 Jun 1917 After WWI King George V ordered members of British royal family to dispense with German titles and surnames, they take the name Windsor
  • 21 Jun 1917 Hawaiian Red Cross founded.
  • 23 Jun 1917 31st US Womens Tennis: Molla Mallory beat Marion Vanderhoef
  • 24 Jun 1917 Russian Black Sea fleet mutiny at Sebastopol
  • 26 Jun 1917 The first U.S. troops arrive in France to fight alongside Britain, France, Italy, and Russia against Germany, and Austria-Hungary in World War I.
  • 28 Jun 1917 Potato entrepreneurs begins in Amsterdam
  • 26 Jun 1917 World War I: The American Expeditionary Forces begin to arrive in France. They will first enter combat in the Battle of Hamel on the 4th of July.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1917?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Poor Butterfly
  2. - For Me and My Gal
  3. - Livery Stable Blues
  4. - Poor Butterfly
  5. - Hawaiian Butterfly


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?