On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1916

Historical Events

  • Hawaii National Park forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne H├ębert, French Canadian author and poet (Kamouraska), born in Sainte-Catherine-de-Fossambault, Quebec, Canada (d. 2000)
  • David Pollock, Viscount Hanworth, British barrister (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Newberry, South African cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies
1916 Highlights

About August 1, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo