On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Dom Mintoff, Maltese Prime Minister (1955-58, 1971-84), born in Bormla, Malta (d. 2012)
  • E. Michael Burke, sports executive (President New York Yankees, New York Knicks, Madison Square Garden), born in Enfield, Connecticut (d. 1987)
1916 Highlights

About August 6, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo