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What Happened on December 16, 1917

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestArthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke, English sci-fi author (2001: A Space Odyssey, Childhood's End), born in Minehead, England (d. 2008)

Sci-Fi Author Arthur C. Clarke
Sci-Fi Author
Arthur C. Clarke
  • Nabi Bux Khan Baloch, Sindhi scholar
1917 Highlights

About December 16, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius