On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Wislon, principal (Glasgow University)
  • Margaret Sullavan, American actress (Three Comrades, The Shop Around the Corner), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 1960)
1909 Highlights

About May 16, 1909

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus