What Happened on August 31, 1916

Historical Events

  • Oscar Asche's musical "Chu Chin Chow" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Schorr, American broadcast journalist (CBS), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • Everett Lee, American violinist, and theater and classical conductor (Cosmopolitan Little Symphony, 1947-55; Norrkoping Symphony, 1962-72), born in Wheeling, West Virgina (d. 2022)
Born in 1916
1916 Highlights

About August 31, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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