What Happened on May 16, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Martin, American baseball 2nd baseman and manager (NY Yankees, Oakland A's), born in Berekeley, California (d. 1989)
  • Hiroshi Nakajima, Chiba, Japan, doctor (WHO Director-General, 1988-98), (d. 2013)
  • Reginald Askew, dean (King's College London)

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Gosse, British translator and critic (Father & Son), dies at 78
  • Edmund William Grosse, poet/author, dies