On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1916

Historical Events

  • US Congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin

Famous Birthdays

  • George Abel, Canadian ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Martindale Sidwell, organist/conductor
  • William Walsh, academic

Famous Deaths

  • George Martin, English composer and organist, dies at 71
1916 Highlights

About February 23, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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