On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard "Dick" Haymes, Argentine-American actor and singer (Sate Fair; Real Life; Betrayal), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1980)

Person of interestRoald Dahl

Roald Dahl, British author (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1990)

Author Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl

1916 Highlights

About September 13, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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