On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1911

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestGinger Rogers

Ginger Rogers [Virginia McMath], American dancer and singer (Top Hat), and Academy Award winning actress (Kitty Foyle; Stage Door), born in Independence, Missouri (d. 1995)

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers
  • Sonny Tufts [Bowen Charleton Tufts III], American actor (The Seven Year Itch, Variety Girl), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1970)
1911 Highlights

About July 16, 1911

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 110 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer