On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 2017

Famous Deaths

  • Cuthbert Johnson, English musician and Benedictine abbot, dies at 70
  • Eugene Cernan, American NASA astronaut (12th person on the moon), dies at 82
2017 Highlights

About January 16, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

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