On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Romberg/Hanley/Atteridge/Smith's musical premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(d. 1940)
  • Don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper)
  • Raf Vallone, Tropea Italy, actor (El Cid, 2 Women, Greek Tycoon)
  • Vivian McGrath, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ship 1937), born in Merrendee, NSW (d. 1978)