On This Day

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)

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? 103 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer