Sunday January 09, 1916
US date format: 1/9/1916, UK date format: 9/1/1916
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 9, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Alain Bernardin and Francine Weisweiller.
Les vampires, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 09, 1916?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
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- World War I: The Battle of Gallipoli concludes with an Ottoman Empire victory when the last Allied forces are evacuated from the peninsula.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 09, 1916?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
- Walter Van Brunt & Gladys Rice - They Didn't Believe Me
- Sam Ash - America, I Love You
- Emilio DeGogorza - Noche Serena (Calm Night)
- Peerless Quartet - I Think We've Got Another Washington (Wilson is His Name)
- Henry Burr & Helen Clark - When You're in Love with Someone Who is Not in Love with You