What Happened on January 28, 1916

Historical Events

  • German colony of Cameroon surrenders to Britain & France

Appointment of Interest

Louis Brandeis is appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States after being nominated by President Woodrow Wilson

  • Opera "Goyescas" premieres in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Crossley-Holland, British composer, ethnomusicologist, and educator (UCLA, 1969-83), born in London (d. 2001)
1916 Highlights

About January 28, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 107 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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