On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Gordon Craig, British modernist actor, director and theorist (On the art of theatre), born in Stevenage Hertfordshire, England (d. 1966)
  • Henri-Paul B├╝sser, French composer and conductor, born in Toulouse, France (d. 1973)
1872 Highlights

About January 16, 1872

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn