On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • National Baseball Commission orders that injured players get full pay for duration of their contracts; injury clause previously let clubs suspend players after 15 days' pay

Famous Birthdays

  • John Bentley, British actor (African Patrol, Crossroads), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Paolo Tosti, Italian composer, dies at 69