On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1916

Historical Events

  • Christy Mathewson pitches & wins his final game

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Bentley, British-American critic and writer (In Search of Theater), born in Bolton, Lancashire, England

Famous Deaths

  • Josiah Royce, American philosopher (Conception of Immortality), dies at 60
  • Pierre Duhem, French naturalist, philosopher and historian, dies at 55
1916 Highlights

About September 14, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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