On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Cohen, Greek-born Swiss novelist (Belle du Seigneur), born in Corfu, Greece (d. 1981)
  • Jacinto Guerrero, Spanish musician and composer, born in Ajofrín, Toledo (d. 1951)
  • Liane Haid, Austrian actress (Lady Hamilton), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2000)
  • Lucien Littlefield, American actor (Blondie), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1960)
1895 Highlights

About August 16, 1895

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo