What Happened on July 23, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • (William Jennings Bryan) "Ben" Weber, American composer (Thorne Music Award, 1965), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1979)
  • Ronald Ridout, English school textbook author (English Today), born in Farnham, Surrey (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • William Ramsay, Scottish chemist who discovered noble gases (Nobel 1904), dies at 63
1916 Highlights

About July 23, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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