On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Dino Buzzati, Italian writer (The Tartar Steppe), born in San Pellegrino, Belluno, (d. 1972)
  • George Lott, American tennis player (12 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Varina Howell Davis, First Lady of the Confederate States (1862-65), dies at 80
1906 Highlights

About October 16, 1906

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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