On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 2016

Historical Events

  • Winter storm conditions strand 500 motorists for 24 hours in Somerset and Bedford counties, about 80 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, on the Pennsylvania Turnpike

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Simmons, British writer and film director (The Optimists of Nine Elms), dies at 93
  • Cecil Parkinson, British politician (C), dies at 84
2016 Highlights

About January 22, 2016

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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