On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Edrich, English cricketer (Middlesex & England batsman, Compton's mate)
  • Christian B. Anfinsen, American chemist (cell physiology, Nobel 1972), born in Monessen, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
  • Mort Abrahams, American producer (Dr Doolittle, Planet Of Apes), born in New York
  • Sterling Hayden, American actor (Dr Strangelove, Asphalt Jungle, Cobra), born in Upper Montclair, New Jersey (d. 1986)
  • Vic Schoen, American orchestra leader (Patti Page Olds Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
1916 Highlights

About March 26, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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