On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1916

Historical Events


Historic InventionFirst Supermarket

1st true supermarket, the "Piggly Wiggly" is opened by Clarence Saunders in Memphis, Tennessee
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Shoppers queuing at the Piggly Wiggly checkouts
Shoppers queuing at the Piggly Wiggly checkouts

1916 Highlights

About September 6, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo