On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1916

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

American oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller becomes the world's first billionaire

Oil Industrialist John D. Rockefeller
Oil Industrialist
John D. Rockefeller

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Ronald Giles, cartoonist
  • Minao Shibata, Japanese composer and musicologist, born in Tokyo (d. 1996)
1916 Highlights

About September 29, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra