On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1916

Historical Events

  • Denmark cedes Danish West Indies, including the Virgin Islands, to the US 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? 103 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo