On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1916

Historical Events

  • US invades Cuba for 3rd time, this to end corrupt Menocal regime

Famous Birthdays

  • John W. Seybold, American economist and computer typesetting pioneer, born in Newburgh, Indiana (d. 2004)
  • Robert Wolfgang Schnell, German writer, born in Barmen, Germany (d. 1986)
1916 Highlights

About March 8, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces