On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1916

Historical Events

  • A bomb explodes during a Preparedness Day parade in San Francisco killing 10

Famous Birthdays

  • Gino Bianco, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1984)
  • Hipolito Ocalia, Curacao landscape painter, born in CuraƧao (d. 1984)
  • Marcel Cerdan, French boxer (d. 1949)

Famous Deaths

  • James Whitcomb Riley, American author and poet (b. 1849)
1916 Highlights

About July 22, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 104 years and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer