What Happened on May 16, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Pellan, French Canadian painter (d. 1988)
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  • Ernie McCormick, Australian cricket fast bowler (12 Tests, 36 wickets, BB 4/101; Victoria), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1991)
  • Margret Rey, author and illustrator (d. 1996)
  • Nicholas Beriozoff, Lithuanian-British dancer, choreographer and ballet master, born in Kaunus, Lithuania (d. 1996)
Born in 1906
1906 Highlights

About May 16, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 117 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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