On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1907

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Knox, Canadian actor and author (Gorky Park, 2 of a Kind), born in Strathroy, Ontario, Canada (d. 1995)
  • Paul Nitze, American government official (d. 2004)
  • Phillip Humphrey Vellacott, classicist

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Shaw, cricketer (seven Tests for England 1877-82), dies at 64
1907 Highlights

About January 16, 1907

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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