On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • William Bishop, American actor (Black Eagle, Adventures in Silverado, It's a Great Life), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, German composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70
1917 Highlights

About July 16, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer