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.
The Matrimaniac, directed by Paul Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 December 1916
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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.