What Happened on January 16, 1901

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Zamboni, American inventor (d. 1988)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Fulgencio Batista, Dictator and President of Cuba (1933-44, 1952-59), born in Banes, Cuba (d. 1973)

Cuban President and Dictator Fulgencio Batista
Cuban President and Dictator
Fulgencio Batista

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Böcklin, Swiss painter (b. 1827)

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Hiram R. Revels, American politician, 1st African American Senator, dies at 73

Minister and US Senator Hiram R. Revels
Minister and US Senator
Hiram R. Revels
  • Jules Barbier, French opera librettist (b. 1825)