On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday

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)