On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Austria and Germany are disrupted by strikes as people express impatience with leaders continuing the war

Famous Birthdays

  • Clem Jones, Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Australia (d. 2007)
  • Nel Benschop, Dutch poet (d. 2005)
  • Stirling Silliphant, screenwriter