On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1916

Historical Events

  • Denmark and the United States sign a treaty whereby the Danish West Indies, including the Virgin Islands, are to be ceded to the US in 1917 for $25 million
  • The Turks attack the British line at Romani in the northern Sinai (WWI)
1916 Highlights

About August 4, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo