What Happened on April 1, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Andrews, singer/host (Songs at Twilight), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Leon Janney, actor (Hawk), born in Ogden, Utah

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Scott Joplin, ragtime composer (The Entertainer), dies at 48

Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin
Ragtime Composer
Scott Joplin