What Happened on January 16, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • The Greek Government accepts reparations for Allied losses sustained in recent actions in Greece

Famous Birthdays

  • Buddy Lester, actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Carl Karcher, founded the Carl's Jr. hamburger chain (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

George Dewey, U.S. Admiral of the Navy, won Battle of Manila Bay, dies at 79

Admiral George Dewey
George Dewey