On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 2016

Famous Deaths

  • Aurèle Nicolet, Swiss flautist (Berlin Philharmonic), and educator, dies at 90
  • Jacques Rivette, French New Wave film director (The Beautiful Troublemaker), dies at 87
2016 Highlights

About January 29, 2016

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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