On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1916

Historical Events

  • Future Baseball Hall of Fame pitchers Christy Mathewson & Mordecai Brown face each other for a final time; after 25 contests Mathewson takes a 13-12 advantage with Reds 10-8 winners over Cubs

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert A. W. Lowndes, American sci-fi author (Puzzle Planet) (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • José Echegaray, Spanish politician and dramatist (Nobel Prize for Literature 1904), dies at 84
1916 Highlights

About September 4, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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