On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 2016

Historical Events

  • On This Day receives its second substantial face-lift, courtesy of a fresh new website design and brand by design studio Fhoke. Dedicated history and film and television channels are launched alongside the new design.

Famous Deaths

  • Artur Fischer, German Inventor with more patents than Edison, dies at 96
2016 Highlights

About January 27, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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