On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1906

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)
1906 Highlights

About August 16, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo