On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoine G T "Toon" Hermans, Dutch entertainer/poet (Kolderliedjes)
  • Penelope Fitzgerald, English writer (d. 2000)
1916 Highlights

About December 17, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius