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

  • Sir Roger Casement, an Ulster Protestant and ardent Irish nationalist, executed by the British at 51
1916 Highlights

About August 3, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo