On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1916

Historical Events

  • World War I: Battle of Verdun begins with a German offensive, leads to an estimated 1 million casualties and becomes the longest battle of the entire war (9 months)
1916 Highlights

About February 21, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 105 years and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces