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
Rube Goldberg

1916 Highlights

About October 17, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra