On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Pierson, Norwegian-American actor and director (Hat Check Girl), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1975)
  • Conrad Beck, Swiss composer, born in Lohn, Schaffhausen (d. 1989)

Famous Deaths

  • Herman Grimm, German writer, poet and historian, dies at 75
1901 Highlights

About June 16, 1901

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini