16 February 1917
- Day 935 of the war
- Bertie Tanner [aka Joseph Turner] dies of disease in England
- The Victorian Government announces that electricity prices have dropped by 25% since the introduction of daylight savings in January
- German airships drop bombs on Boulogne town and harbour; damage is minimal
- British troops in Mesopotamia capture the remaining Turkish positions in the Dahra bend west of Kut-al-Amara. They capture nearly 2,000 prisoners.
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