On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1916

Historical Events

  • Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Margaret Sanger opens 1st birth control clinic in the US at 46 Amboy St, Brooklyn

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

T. E. Lawrence (of Arabia) meets with Fasal Hoessein

Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
Soldier and Writer
T. E. Lawrence

Famous Birthdays

  • George Turner, Australian author (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73
1916 Highlights

About October 16, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra