What Happened on February 16, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • VSV soccer team forms in Ijmuiden

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Crook, British editor (Times Literary Supplement)
  • Bob Tadema Sporry, Dutch (female) author
  • Del Sharbutt, Cleburne Tx, TV announcer (Your Hit Parade)
  • Machito "Frank Grillo", Florida, bandleader (created salsa music)
  • Maitland Mackie, Lord Lt (Aberdeenshire)

Famous Deaths

  • Edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies
  • St. Nikolai of Japan, Eastern Orthodox priest (b. 1836)