On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Irene Worth [Hattie Abrams], American actress (Nicolas & Alexandra), born in Fairbury, Nebraska (d. 2002)
  • Len Hutton, cricketer (England opener, 364 v Australia The Oval 1938)

Famous Deaths

  • Victor Chapman, French-American pilot renowned during WW1 (1st American pilot to die in WW1), succumbs to wounds at age 26
1916 Highlights

About June 23, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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