What Happened on October 24, 1916

Historical Events

  • Moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Sancan, French composer (Sonatine for flute and piano; La L├ęgende de Icare), pianist, conductor, and teacher (Conservatoire de Paris, 1956-85), born in Mazamet, France (d. 2008)
1916 Highlights

About October 24, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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