What Happened on January 16, 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Zamboni, American inventor (d. 1988)

Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista (1901-1973)

Dictator and President of Cuba (1933-44, 1952-59), born in Banes, Cuba

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Böcklin, Swiss painter (b. 1827)

Hiram R. RevelsHiram R. Revels (1827-1901)

American clergyman, politician,1st African American in Congress (US Senator from Mississippi, 1870-71), and college president (Alcorn, 1871-82), dies at 73

  • Jules Barbier, French opera librettist (b. 1825)
1901 Highlights

About January 16, 1901

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 122 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn