On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1916

Historical Events

  • Temperature falls from 44°F (7°C) to -56°F (49°C) night of 23-24, Browning MT

Famous Birthdays

  • Airey Neave, British soldier & politician, born in Knightsbridge, London (d. 1979)
  • David Douglas Duncan, American photo-journalist best known for his war photography, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2018)
1916 Highlights

About January 23, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius