On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • -17] 8.6 earthquake destroys Valparaiso Chile, fire kills 20,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Franz Josef II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1938-89), born in Schloss Frauenthal, Deutschlandsberg, Austria-Hungary (d. 1989)