On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1906

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Dino Buzzati, Italian writer (The Tartar Steppe), born in San Pellegrino, Belluno, (d. 1972)
  • George Martin Lott Jr, tennis champ (1931 US Open runner-up)

Famous Deaths

  • Varina Howell Davis, First Lady of the Confederate States (1862-65), dies at 80