On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Irving Rapper, UK-US film director (d. 1999)
  • Margaret Booth, American film editor (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)
1898 Highlights

About January 16, 1898

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn