On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1916

Historical Events

Historic Event

US President Woodrow Wilson signs the Emergency Revenue Act, doubling the rate of income tax and adding inheritance and munitions profits tax

1916 Highlights

About September 8, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo