On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Cavendish-Bentinck, English landowner and member of British nobility (d. 2008)