On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1911

Historical Events

  • Pandora becomes 1st 2-man sailboat to round Cape Horn west to east

Famous Birthdays

  • Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar
  • Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, HOF baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Roger Lap├ębie, French cyclist (d. 1996)
1911 Highlights

About January 16, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn