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

  • George Dewey, U.S. admiral (b. 1837)