On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Tennis legend Bill Tilden's 1st appearance at US tennis championship
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Defending champion Molla Bjurstedt outclasses Louise Hammond Raymond 6-0, 6-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Irwin Allen, American director (Land of the Giants, Poseidon Adventure), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • Ivan Tors, Hungarian TV producer (Sea Hunt, Flipper), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1983)