On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Prohibition ratified by 3/4 of US states; Nebraska is 36th

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Boucher, Kent Ohio, orchestra leader (Music on Ice)

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves, President of Brazil (b. 1848)
  • Jaroslav Jeremiáš, Czech pianist and composer, dies at 19