On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Estevez, composer
  • Bernard Greenhouse, US cellist (Beaux Arts Trio), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2011)
  • Elizabeth "Betty" Furness, American actress, journalist and consumer activist (Dangerous Corner, Studio 1), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Fred Haas, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles; Ryder Cup 1953), born in Portland, Arkansas (d. 2004)
  • Maxene Andrews, American singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestGrenville M. Dodge

Grenville M. Dodge, American railroad engineer (Transcontinental Railroad-Union Pacific) and Major General (Union Army), dies at 84

Railroad Engineer and Union General Grenville M. Dodge
Railroad Engineer and Union General
Grenville M. Dodge