On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • (James Woodie) J.W. Alexander, American gospel and soul music songwriter, singer, and producer (Sam Cooke, Lou Rawls, Solomon Burke), born in Hamilton, Mississippi (d. 1996)
1916 Highlights

About January 21, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 106 years and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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