On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1916

Historical Events

  • Dutch women demonstrate for female suffrage

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Lowery, actor (Murder Over NY), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Tadeusz Paciorkiewicz, Polish organist and composer, born in Sierpc, Poland (d. 1998)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Cartoonist Rube Goldberg (33) weds Irma Seeman

Cartoonist Rube Goldberg
Cartoonist
Rube Goldberg

1916 Highlights

About October 17, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years and 3 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra