Sunday December 17, 1916
US date format: 12/17/1916, UK date format: 17/12/1916
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Toon Hermans and Penelope Fitzgerald.
King Lear, directed by Ernest C. Warde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 17, 1916?
- Grigori Rasputin is murdered.
- Grigori Efimovich Rasputin: Russian monk, assassinated.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 17, 1916?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Sterling Trio - In Florida Among the Palms