On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1916

Historical Events

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Democratic Convention convenes in St Louis; Woodrow Wilson campaigns on the slogan "he kept out of the war"

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson
  • Representatives of eight Allied nations hold an economic conference in Paris at which they discuss ways to cripple their enemies economic power during and after the war

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy McGuire, American actress (Gentlemen's Agreement, Old Yeller, Summer Magic), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2001)
  • Karl-Rudi Griesbach, German composer, born in Breckerfeld, Germany (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • João Simões Lopes Neto, Brazilian writer (b. 1865)
1916 Highlights

About June 14, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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