On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1920

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1 Acre Park also known as Baby Park in the Bronx renamed Melrose Park

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothea Binz, Nazi war criminal (d. 1947)
  • John Addison, English composer (Tom Jones-Acad Award), born in Surrey England (d. 1998)
  • Percy Mansell, cricketer (leg-spin all-rounder in 13 Tests for South Africa)
  • Reginald "Leo" McKern, Australian actor (Blue Lagoon, Help, Mouse that Roared), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2001)
  • Sid Fleischman, American author
  • Traudl Junge, German secretary to Adolf Hitler, born in Munich (d. 2002)