On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1916

Historical Events

  • WWI: ANZAC forces withdraw from the Gallipoli Peninsula after Ottoman forces successfully defend access to Constantinople

Famous Deaths

  • Ada Rehan, Irish-American stage actress and comedian (Daly's Fifth Avenue Theatre), dies from arteriosclerosis and cancer at 58
  • Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (b. 1884)
1916 Highlights

About January 8, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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