What Happened on July 16, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor (Okey Ka Fairy Ko!), born in San Pablo, Laguna, Philippine Islands (d. 1989)
  • George Mueller, NASA Systems Engineer (managed 1969 Moon landing), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2015)
  • William Bishop, American stage and screen actor (Black Eagle; Adventures in Silverado; It's a Great Life), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • José de Diego, Puerto Rican patriot and advocate for Puerto Rico's independence from Spain and the U.S., dies at 52
1918 Highlights

About July 16, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer