On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1916

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Eleftherios Venizelos announces he is forming a Provisional Government in Crete as an alternative to the one in Athens; he is determined to bring Greece into the war on the side of the Allies

Greek Prime Minister Eleftherios Venizelos
Greek Prime Minister
Eleftherios Venizelos
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1916 Highlights

About September 30, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra