On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1906

Historical Events

  • 10th Boston Marathon won by 18-year old Tim Ford in 2:45:45; youngest race winner

Famous Birthdays

  • Cobina W "Coby" Molenaar, Dutch peace activist (d. 1994)
  • Marion Lloyd Vince, American fencer (National champ 1928, 31), born in Brooklyn, New York
1906 Highlights

About April 16, 1906

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries