On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1916

Historical Events

  • Sir Roger Casement, an Ulster Protestant and ardent Irish nationalist, arrested by the British

Famous Birthdays

  • William John Raff Hooper, British cartoonist (Percy Prune), born in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England (d. 1996)
1916 Highlights

About August 21, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo