On This Day

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, publisher (Ballantine Books)
  • Mary Jane Croft, American actress (The Lucy Show, Our Miss Brooks), born in Muncie, Indiana (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer, dies at 73
1916 Highlights

About February 15, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius