On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1916

Historical Events

  • Clare Kummer's play "Good Gracious Annabelle" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden, born in Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2012)
  • Ken Keltner, American MLB baseball third baseman, 1937-50, 7x All-Star (Cleveland Indians; Boston Red Sox), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Taze Russell, American founder of the Jehovah's Witnesses (b. 1852)
1916 Highlights

About October 31, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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