On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1916

Historical Events

  • Boston's Dutch Leonard no-hits St Louis Browns, 4-0

Famous Birthdays

  • John Thoday, British geneticist, born in Chinley, Derbyshire (d. 2008)
  • Kenneth Keith, Lord Keith of Castleacre, English banker, born in Castle Acre, England (d. 2004)
1916 Highlights

About August 30, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo