On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1916

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff" premieres in NYC

Playwright Eugene O'Neill
Eugene O'Neill
  • I. Berlin, V. Herbert, H. Blossoms musical premieres in NYC
  • Russian La Satannaya ammunition factory explodes, killing 1,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Daws Butler, American animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1988)
1916 Highlights

About November 16, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 104 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio