On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1916

Historical Events

Historic Event

In retaliation for President Woodrow Wilson's recognition of the Carranza government, members of Pancho Villa's revolutionary army take 17 US mining engineers from a train and shoot 16 of them in cold blood

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson
  • Russian offensive in Caucasus

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Hamilton, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1944), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 1990)
  • Don Metz, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Wilcox, Canada (d. 2007)
  • Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist & Nobel laureate, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2004)
1916 Highlights

About January 10, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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