What Happened on February 16, 1926

Historical Events

Sports History

Suzanne Lenglen defeats US champion Helen Wills in influential tennis match in Cannes, France

Famous Birthdays

  • David Austin, English rose breeder (Austin roses), born in Albrighton, England (d. 2018)
  • Jack Levy, English mechanical engineer, born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • John Schlesinger, English stage and Academy Award-winning film director (Midnight Cowboy; Darling), born in London, England (d. 2003)
Born in 1926
1926 Highlights

About February 16, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius