On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1915

Famous Birthdays

  • Georgy Sviridov, Soviet Russian neo-romantic composer (The Blizzard; Time; Forward!), born in Fatezh, Kursk Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1998)
  • Melvin "Turk" Murphy, American Dixieland jazz trombonist, born in Palermo, California (d. 1987)
1915 Highlights

About December 16, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius