On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Françaix, French classical pianist, and composer, born in Le Mans, France (d. 1997)
  • Margaret Hayden Rector, playwright (living legacy award 1995)
1916 Highlights

About May 23, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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