On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1916

Historical Events

  • 1st bombing of Paris by German Zeppelins takes place

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Skelton, writer
  • Kyra Vayne [Knopmuss], English stage and opera soprano, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62
1916 Highlights

About January 29, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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