What Happened on March 16, 1910

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Barney Oldfield uses a Benz to break the existing records at Daytona Beach Road Course (131.25mph)

Famous Birthdays

  • Aladar Gerevich, Hungarian sabres (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Andrew Miller-Jones, British TV pioneer
  • Iftikhar Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, England & India)
  • Martijn Lijnema, boer/resistance fighter (WWII)
  • Norman Wooland, British character actor (Ivanhoe, Quo Vadis, Hamlet), born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 1989)