What Happened on February 1, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Gordon, American actor (The Untouchables), born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts (d. 2011)
  • Gordon Hobday, English scientist (developed penicillin with Alexander Fleming, worked on Ibuprofen), born in New Sawley, Derbyshire (d. 2015)
Born in 1916

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Simon, Russian composer, dies at 65
1916 Highlights

About February 1, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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