What Happened on January 16, 1918

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, American screenwriter (In the Heat of the Night, Perry Mason), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1996)
1918 Highlights

About January 16, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 105 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn