What Happened on June 14, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Representatives of eight Allied nations hold an economic conference in Paris at which they discuss ways to cripple their enemies economic power during and after the war
  • The Democratic Convention convenes in St Louis; Wilson campaigns on the slogan 'he kept out out of the war'

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy McGuire, American actress (Old Yeller, Summer Magic), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Geoffrey Goodwin, British professor of international relations
  • Karl-Rudi Griesbach, composer

Famous Deaths

  • João Simões Lopes Neto, Brazilian writer (b. 1865)