On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • José Manuel Moreno, Argentine footballer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1978)
  • Shakeel Badayuni, Indian poet and lyricist, born in Badayun, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India (d. 1970)

Famous Deaths

  • Roger Casement, Irish diplomat, ardent Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916) and poet, hanged after conviction for treason by the British at 51
1916 Highlights

About August 3, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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