On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1916

Historical Events

  • Moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Sancan, French composer, pianist, teacher and conductor, born in Mazamet, France (d. 2008)
1916 Highlights

About October 24, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio