On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1915

Historical Events

  • Frank Home Run Baker, 28, announces retirement following a contract dispute with Connie Mack. He sits out 1915 season

Famous Birthdays

  • Calvin Frazier, American country and Detroit blues singer-songwriter, and guitarist ("This Old World's In A Tangle"), born in Osceola, Arkansas (d. 1972)
  • Michael Relph, British film producer and director (d. 2004)
1915 Highlights

About February 16, 1915

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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