On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1916

Historical Events

  • Rodman Wanamaker organises a lunch to discuss forming a golfers association (later the PGA) at the Taplow Club, Martinique Hotel, New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Joel Herron, American orchestra leader (Jaye P Morgan Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
1916 Highlights

About January 17, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn