On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 2016

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fourth Democratic presidential candidates debate: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clash over healthcare and gun control in Charleston, South Carolina

US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton

Famous Deaths

  • Dale "Buffin" Griffin, English rock drummer (Mott The Hoople), dies at 67
  • Mic Gillette, American brass player (Tower of Power, Cold Blood, The Sons of Champlin), dies of a heart attack at 64
2016 Highlights

About January 17, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn