On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1916

Historical Events

  • James Barries' "Kiss for Cinderella" premieres in London
  • US & Canada sign migratory bird treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Lloyd McBride, union president (United Steelworkers)
  • Mercedes McCambridge, American actress (All the King's Men, The Exorcist, Giant), born in Joliet, Illinois (d. 2004)
1916 Highlights

About March 16, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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