On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Pellan, French Canadian painter (d. 1988)
  • Arturo Uslar Pietri, Venezuela, writer/minister (Lanzas Coloradas)
  • Ernie McCormick, cricketer (Australian quickie of late 30's)
  • Margret Rey, author and illustrator (d. 1996)
  • Nicholas Beriozoff, ballet master
1906 Highlights

About May 16, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus