What Happened on July 15, 1916

Historical Events

  • 22.22" (56.4 cm) of rain falls in Altapass NC (state record)

Historic Event

Boeing Company (Pacific Aero) formed by William Boeing in Seattle, Washington

Famous Birthdays

  • George Maduro, Dutch Antillian resistance fighter (Willemsorde/Madurodam), born in Willemstad, CuraƧao (d. 1945)

Famous Deaths

  • Ilya Mechnikov, Russian zoologist and bacteriologist known as the "father of natural immunity" (Nobel 1908), dies of heart failure at 71
1916 Highlights

About July 15, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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