On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1917

Famous Weddings

Jimmie Rodgers

May 1 Country singer Jimmie Rodgers (19) weds Stella Kelley

  • Oct 21 Irish poet and playwright William Butler Yeats (52) weds Georgie Hyde-Lees (25)

Jimmy Doolittle

Dec 24 Famous pilot James Doolittle (21) weds high school sweetheart Josephine E. Daniels