What Happened on December 19, 1916

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 (d. 1973)
  • Mervyn Wallace, cricketer (13 Tests for NZ, latterly as capt)
1916 Highlights

About December 19, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius