What Happened on September 15, 1916

Historical Events

1st Use of Tanks in War

First use of tanks in warfare, "Little Willies" at Battle of Flers-Courcelette, part of the Battle of the Somme

Famous Birthdays

  • Margaret Lockwood, British actress (Cast a Dark Shadow, The Lady Vanishes), born in Karachi, India (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • Isidore Legouix, French composer, dies at 82
1916 Highlights

About September 15, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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