On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1916

Historical Events

  • Belgian troops march into Kigali, German East Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Dirk Bos, Dutch Liberal 2nd Member of Parliament, dies at 53
  • Earl Ross Drake, American composer, dies at 50
1916 Highlights

About May 6, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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