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, Ogden Ut, actor (Hawk)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin
Ragtime Composer
Scott Joplin