On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1916

Historical Events

  • 2nd Ave & Bronx Terrace renamed Bronx Blvd; Seward Pl renamed Sycamore Ave; Herald Ave renamed Dickinson Ave; Monroe & Selwyn Avenue named

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Woodrow Wilson signs Harrison Drug Act

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

1916 Highlights

About May 2, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus