On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 2012

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Leonhardt, Dutch harpsichordist, organist and conductor, dies at 87
  • Jimmy Castor, American pop and funk musician (Troglodyte (Cave Man), Jimmy Castor Bunch), died of heart failure at 71
2012 Highlights

About January 16, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (United States)

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