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

Rube Goldberg

Cartoonist Rube Goldberg (33) weds Irma Seeman

1916 Highlights

About October 17, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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