On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1916

Historical Events

  • Asiago, Italy, falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front
  • Claiming that the USA must act to quell dangerous disorder, the government orders US Marines to land in Santo Domingo; the American occupation will continue until 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Williams, American actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels), born in Brooklyn, New York
1916 Highlights

About May 15, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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