On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1913

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Tōhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day Tōhoku University) admits its first female students.

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMenachem Begin

Menachem Begin, 6th Prime Minister of Israel (1977-80, 81-83) and 1979 Nobel Peace Prize winner, born in Brest, Belarus, Russian Empire (d. 1992)

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin