Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Wednesday 16 January 1918

US date format: 1/16/1918, UK date format: 16/1/1918

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 16, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stirling Silliphant and Nel Benschop. Tarzan of the Apes, directed by Scott Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1918 or at January 16 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 16 January 1918 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 16 January 1918

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on your day


Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Tarzan of the Apes

Directed by: Scott Sidney

Starring: Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, True Boardman, Kathleen Kirkham

Country: United States

More info

Stella Maris

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Ida Waterman, Herbert Standing, Conway Tearle

Country: United States

More info

The Adventurer

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman

More info

The Scarlet Car

Directed by: Joseph De Grasse

Starring: Franklyn Farnum, Edith Johnson, Lon Chaney, Sam De Grasse

Country: United States

More info

A Trip to the Moon

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès, Victor André, Bleuette Bernon, Brunnet

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 16 January 1918

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 16 January 1918!


Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 1918 ?

  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
  • Stirling Silliphant: American screenwriter and producer (d. 1996).
  • Jean Gaven: French actor who appeared in more than sixty films between 1945 and 1996.
  • Nel Benschop: Dutch poet and educator (d. 2005).
  • Allan Ekelund: Swedish director producer and production manager (d. 2009).
  • Clem Jones: Australian surveyor and politician 8th Lord Mayor of Brisbane (d. 2007).
See other famous people born on 16 January

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 16, 1918 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on January 16, 1918 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 16 January 1918

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 16 January 1918 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1918?

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1918 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Will You Remember? - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
  2. Danny Boy - Ernestine Schumann-Heink
  3. Somewhere in France is the Lily - Henry Burr
  4. Say a Prayer for the Boys Over There - Peerless Quartet

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 16 January 1918 is such a special date for you!