What Happened on August 27, 1916

Historical Events

  • Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary

Famous Birthdays

  • Martha Raye [Margaret Reed], American actress (Waikiki Wedding, Martha Raye Show), born in Butte, Montana (d. 1994)
  • Tony Harris, South African cricket batsman (3 Tests, 1 x 50; Transvaal) and rugby union five-eighth (5 Tests), born in Kimberley, South Africa (d. 1993)
Born in 1916
1916 Highlights

About August 27, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo