On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter
  • Lionel Newman, American film music composer (Peyton Place), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1989)
  • Robert Parrish, director (Casino Royale), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • Slim Gaillard [Bulee], Edinburgh, Scotland, American Jazz singer/songwriter (d. 1991)
1916 Highlights

About January 4, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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