On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1916

Historical Events

  • A 611 gram chondrite type meteorite stikes a house near the village of Baxter in Stone County, Missouri

Famous Birthdays

  • James Crow, American geneticist & educator (Genetic Theories and Influences: Comments on the Value of Diversity), born in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
1916 Highlights

About January 18, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn