What Happened on June 4, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st Pulitzer prize awarded to Richards & Elliott (Julia Ward Howe)
  • American men begin registering for the draft

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Most Excellent Order of British Empire inaugurated by King George V to recognise the efforts of his people in WWI

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen Greenwood, deputy CEO (British Aerospace)
  • Charles Collingwood, Mich, news commentator (CBS, Chronicles)
  • Howard Metzenbaum, (Sen-D-Ohio, 1974- )
  • Robert Merrill, American baritone (NY Metropolitan Opera), born in Brooklyn, New York