On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Suriname Bauxite Company forms in Paramaribo

Famous Birthdays

  • Adriaan van der Veen, Dutch writer (Sister at Sea)
  • Hal Hastings, American orchestra leader (Chevrolet on Broadway), born in NYC, New York
  • Mervyn Wallace, cricketer (13 Tests for NZ, latterly as capt)