What Happened on August 16, 1896

Historical Events

  • Gold first discovered in Klondike, found at Bonanza Creek in the Yukon, Canada by George Carmack

Famous Birthdays

  • Tina Modotti, Italian artist and activist, born in Udine, Italy (d. 1940)
Born in 1896
1896 Highlights

About August 16, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo