What Happened on June 16, 1917

Historical Events

  • 1st All Russian Congress of the Soviets convenes in Petrograd, Russia [OS Jun 3]
  • 49th Belmont: James Butwell aboard Hourless wins in 2:17.8

Famous Birthdays

  • Aurelio Lampredi, Italian automobile and aircraft engine designer (Ferrari), born in Livorno, Italy (d. 1989)
  • Irving Penn, American fashion and fine art photographer, born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 2009)

Katharine GrahamKatharine Graham (1917-2001)

American newspaper publisher (The Washington Post) who led the paper as it reported on the Watergate scandal, born in NYC, New York

Born in 1917

About June 16, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini