What Happened on February 15, 1916

Historical Events

  • NY Yankees buy Frank "Home Run" Baker from the Athletics for $37,500

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Ballantine, American publisher (Ballantine Books), born in New York City (d. 1995)
  • Mary Jane Croft, American actress (Our Miss Brooks: The Lucy Show), born in Muncie, Indiana (d. 1999)
  • Ronnie Aldrich, British easy listening and jazz pianist, arranger, and composer, born in Erith, Kent, England (d. 1993)
Born in 1916

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolay Lodizhensky, Russian diplomat and composer, dies at 73
1916 Highlights

About February 15, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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