On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1916

Historical Events

  • Germany declares war against Portugal
  • Mexican General Francisco "Pancho" Villa invades US (18 killed)

Famous Deaths

  • Kenneth Hutchings, English cricketer (exciting England batsman, WWI), dies fighting at the Battle of the Somme at 33
1916 Highlights

About March 9, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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