On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • The Military Service Bill, calling for conscription of men for war services, passes in the British House of Commons

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Brickhouse, American sports broadcaster (d. 1998)
  • John Corner, scientist
  • Vic Stollmeyer, cricketer (bro of Jeff Scored 96 in only Test innings)
  • Walter Haas Jr., American businessman & sports team owner (Levi Strauss & Co, Oakland A's), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1995)