On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1916

Historical Events

  • World War I: Battle of Magdhaba - Allied forces defeat Turkish forces in Egypt's Sinai peninsula

Famous Birthdays

  • Dino Risi, Italian film director and screenwriter (Scent of a Woman), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2008)
1916 Highlights

About December 23, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn