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
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1916 Highlights

About September 6, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo