On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1916

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestEddie Arcaro

Eddie Arcaro, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey (Triple Crown 1941 Whirlaway, 1948 Citation), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1997)

Racing Hall of Fame Jockey Eddie Arcaro
Racing Hall of Fame Jockey
Eddie Arcaro

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78
1916 Highlights

About February 19, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces