On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1913

Famous Birthdays

  • Woody Herman, American jazz clarinetist and composer (Thundering Herds), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1987)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Perrier, Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council, dies at 63
1913 Highlights

About May 16, 1913

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus