On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Michel Chartrand, French-Canadian union activist, born in Outremont, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • Manuel Giro, Spanish composer, dies at 68
  • William Wallace Gilchrist, American composer, dies at 70
1916 Highlights

About December 20, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius