On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Francisco Ayala, Spanish writer, born in Granada, Spain (d. 2009)
  • Henny Youngman, American comedian and violinist ("Take my wife ... please"), born in London, England (d. 1998)
  • Lloyd Waner, American Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder (MLB All Star 1938; batting average over .300 x 10; Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Harrah, Oklahoma (d. 1982)
1906 Highlights

About March 16, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces