On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1916

Historical Events

  • The New Zealand Labour party is formed

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestTiny Grimes

Lloyd "Tiny" Grimes, American jazz and R&B guitarist (Art Tatum), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1989)

Jazz Guitarist Tiny Grimes
Jazz Guitarist
Tiny Grimes
  • Luc Peire, Flemish painter and graphic artist
  • Robert Stevens Baker, composer
1916 Highlights

About July 7, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer