On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1916

Historical Events

  • US Marines invade Dominican Republic, stay until 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Zail Singh, Indian politician (7th President of India 1982-87), born in Sandhwan, British India (d. 1994)
1916 Highlights

About May 5, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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