What Happened on February 16, 1909

Historical Events

  • 1st subway car with side doors goes into service (NYC)
  • Serbia mobilizes against Austria-Hungary

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugh Beaumont, American actor (The Mole People, Leave it to Beaver), born in Lawrence, Kansas (d. 1982)
  • Jeffrey Lynn [Ragnar Godfrey Lind], American actor (Four Daughters, Roaring Twenties), born in Auburn, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • Richard McDonald, American fast food pioneer (McDonalds), born in Manchester, New Hampshire (d. 1998)
1909 Highlights

About February 16, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius