On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Anita V Figueredo, American physician and humanitarian, born in Costa Rica (d. 2010)
  • Hal Smith, American actor (The Andy Griffith Show-Otis Campbell), born in Petoskey, Michigan (d. 1994)
  • Léo Ferré, French composer and singer, born in Monaco (d. 1993)
1916 Highlights

About August 24, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo