On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Ringling, circus master, born in Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin (d. 1950)
  • Vicente Ascone, Italian composer, born in Siderno, Italy (d. 1979)
1897 Highlights

About August 16, 1897

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo