On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1916

Famous Deaths

  • George Butterworth, English composer, dies at 31
  • Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, Russian composer, dies at 46
1916 Highlights

About August 5, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo