On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1916

Famous Deaths


MurderGrigori Rasputin

Grigori Rasputin, Russian monk and confidant of Russian Tsar Nicholas II, assassinated by conservative Russian aristocrats at 47


1916 Highlights

About December 29, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn