What Happened on October 7, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Georgia Tech, coached by John Heisman, defeat Cumberland 222-0, most lopsided score in the history of US college football

Football, Baseball & Basketball Player & Coach John Heisman
Football, Baseball & Basketball Player & Coach
John Heisman
  • The German submarine U-53 arrives off Newport, Rhode Island, and sinks 9 British merchant ships in international waters

Famous Birthdays

  • Walt W Rostow, American economist (Politics & Stages of Growth), born in NYC, New York