On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Verdun: French counterattacks on German flanks push their frontline further from the town

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Woodrow Wilson signs Adamson Act, providing an 8-hour day on interstate railroads, preventing a national railroad strike

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson