What Happened on June 12, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 30th U.S. Women's National Championship: Molla Bjurstedt beats Louise Hammond Raymond (6-0, 6-1)
  • Tennis legend Bill Tilden's 1st appearance at US tennis championship

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)