What Happened on February 16, 1912

Historical Events

  • VSV soccer team forms in Ijmuiden

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Crook, British editor (Times Literary Supplement) (d. 2005)
  • Bob Tadema Sporry, Dutch author (d. 1987)
  • Del Sharbutt, American radio and TV announcer (Your Hit Parade), born in Cleburne, Texas (d. 2002)
  • Gwydion Brooke [Holbrooke], British bassoonist (Royal Philharmonic, 1946-1961), born in Kentford, Suffolk, England (d. 2005)
Born in 1912

Famous Deaths

  • St. Nikolai of Japan, Eastern Orthodox priest (b. 1836)
1912 Highlights

About February 16, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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