What Happened on October 17, 1916

Historical Events

  • Dutch women demonstrate for female suffrage

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Lowery [Hank], American stage and screen actor (Batman and Robin (1949); Circus Boy - "Big Tim"; The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1971)
  • Tadeusz Paciorkiewicz, Polish organist and composer, born in Sierpc, Poland (d. 1998)
Born in 1916

Famous Weddings

Rube Goldberg

Cartoonist Rube Goldberg (33) weds Irma Seeman

1916 Highlights

About October 17, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra