What Happened on January 9, 1916

Gallipoli: Guts, Glory and Defeat

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Alain Bernardin, French impresario (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 composer (Green Acres and The Addams Family themes), and bandleader, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
Born in 1916

About January 9, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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