On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1916

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Georgia Tech, coached by John Heisman, defeats Cumberland, 222-0; most lopsided score in the history of US college football

American Football Coach John Heisman
American Football Coach
John Heisman
  • The German submarine U-53 arrives off Newport, Rhode Island, and sinks 9 British merchant ships in international waters

Famous Birthdays

  • Walt W Rostow, American economist (Politics & Stages of Growth), born in NYC, New York
1916 Highlights

About October 7, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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