On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • The Ottoman Empire prevails in the Battle of Çanakkale, as the last British troops evacuated

Famous Birthdays

  • Alain Bernardin, French impressario (Crazy Horse Saloon), born in Dijon, France (d. 1994)
  • Peter Twinn, English World War II code-breaker, born in Streatham, London (d. 2004)
  • Vic Mizzy, American orchestra leader (Don Rickles Show), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)