On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1909

Historical Events

  • Det & Wash play longest scoreless game in AL history-18 innings

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoffrey Bryan Bentley, British Canon of Windsor and moral theologian (d. 1996)
  • Teddy [John Edward] Buckner, American trumpeter (Dixieland music), born in Sherman, Texas (d. 1994)
1909 Highlights

About July 16, 1909

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer