On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1919

Famous Birthdays


Liberace [Wladziu Valentino], American pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), born in West Allis, Wisconsin (d. 1987)

  • Ramon Margalef, Spanish scientist (d. 2004)
  • Richard Mason, English author (The World of Suzie Wong), born near Manchester (d. 1997)
1919 Highlights

About May 16, 1919

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus