What Happened on November 4, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • John Basilone, US Marine (Medal of Honor at the Battle for Henderson Field), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1945)
  • Ruth Handler [née Mosko], American toy manufacturer (invented the Barbie doll), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2002)

Walter Cronkite (1916-2009)

American broadcast journalist and news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81), born in St Joseph, Missouri

Born in 1916
1916 Highlights

About November 4, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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