On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Suzy Delair, French actress and singer (The Murderer Lives at Number 21, Utopia, White Paws), born in Paris, France

Famous Deaths

  • Alice Ball, African American chemist (developed treatment for leprosy), dies at 24
  • Ernst Rudorff, composer, dies at 76