On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1916

Historical Events

  • Annie Besant founds the India Home Rule League
  • Bulgaria declares war on Romania
  • US Keating-Owen Act (child labor banned from interstate commerce)

Famous Birthdays

  • Sydney Dawson Bailey, pacifist/campaigner
1916 Highlights

About September 1, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo