On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1935

Famous Birthdays

A. J. Foyt

A.J. Foyt, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500, 1961, 1964, 1967, 1977; 24 Hours of Le Mans, 1967; Daytona 500, 1972; 24 Hours of Daytona, 1983, 1985; 12 Hours of Sebring 1985), born in Houston, Texas

  • Udo Lattek, German football striker (VfL Osnabrück) and coach (Bayern Munich, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Borussia Dortmund, Barcelona), born in Boże, Poland (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Ma Barker, American criminal (b. 1871)
  • Richard Wetz, German composer (Requiem, Op. 50 in B minor), dies of lung cancer at 59
1935 Highlights

About January 16, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn