On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • John Hodiak, American actor (Battleground, A Bell for Adamo, Lifeboat), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1955)

Famous Deaths

  • George William Hill, American astronomer (moon orbit), considered to be the greatest master of celestial mechanics of his time, dies at 76
  • S. R. Crockett, Scottish novelist (The Stickit Minister), dies at 54
1914 Highlights

About April 16, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 106 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries