On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1916

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Ronald Giles, English cartoonist (Giles), born in London, England (d. 1995)
  • 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? 105 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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