On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bruce [Marden Andrew McBroom], American actor (The Mad Ghoul, Flying Tigers), born in Kankakee, Illinois (d. 1976)
  • Philip Bezanson, American composer, born in Athol, Massachusetts (d. 1975)
  • Vincent Serventy, Australian writer and conservationist, born in Armadale, Australia (d. 2007)
1916 Highlights

About January 6, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn