What Happened on February 16, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st subway car with side doors goes into service (NYC)
  • Serbia mobilizes against Austria-Hungary

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugh Beaumont, Lawrence Ks, actor (Ward Cleaver-Leave it to Beaver)
  • Jeffrey Lynn, Auburn, Massachusetts, American actor (Four Daughters, Roaring Twenties)
  • Richard McDonald, American fast food pioneer (d. 1998)