On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Harilal Upadhyay, Gujarati Author, Poet, Astrologist (Gujarat is a State of India) (d. 1994)
  • Henri Dutilleux, French composer (Tout un monde lointain, L'arbre des songes), born in Angers, France (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Iwan Knorr, German composer, dies at 63
1916 Highlights

About January 22, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius