Sunday 17 December 1916
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Toon Hermans and Penelope Fitzgerald.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, directed by Stuart Paton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1916 ?
- Toon Hermans: Dutch cabaret entertainer, a singer, writer, and comedian.
- Penelope Fitzgerald: English author and poet (d. 2000).
- Antoine G T "Toon" Hermans: Dutch entertainer / poet (Kolderliedjes).
- Marc Bechillon: France Painter.
- Grigori Efimovich Rasputin: Russian monk, assassinated.
- Grigori Rasputin is murdered.
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- In Florida Among the Palms - Sterling Trio
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