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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Jun 24   John Ciardi, poet/critic (translated Dante) on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Mary Pickford becomes the first female film star to get a million dollar contract on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history the most lucrative movie contract to the time was signed by actress, Mary Pickford. She inked the first sevenfigure Hollywood deal.  

Jun 25   On this day in history theodore P Toynbee, British journalist/writer (Savage Days, Barricade)  

Jun 25   Tsar Nicolaas II fires minister of Foreign affairs Sasonov in the year 1916.  

Jun 26   In the year 1916 cleveland Indians experiment with #s on their jerseys (one game)  

Jun 26   Paul Derrick, co-operator/Christian socialist in the year 1916.  

Jun 27   Arthur Walter Lucas, picture restorer on this day in history.  

Jun 29   On this day in history boeing aircraft flies for 1st time  

Jun 29   In the year 1916 boeing aircraft flies for first time  

Jun 29   David Donaldson, painter on this day in history.  

Jun 30   On this day in history 22nd US Golf Open: Chick Evans shoots a 286 at Minikahda Club MINN  

Jul 01   In the year 1916 eisenhower marries Mary `Mamie' Geneva Doud in Denver Colo  

Jul 01   Olivia de Havilland, Tokyo Japan, actress (Adventures of Robin Hood) on this day in history.  

Jul 01   On this day in history the birth of Olivia de Havilland, American film actress  

Jul 01   In the year 1916 william Booth, cricketer (WW I 2 Tests for England 1913-14), dies  

Jul 02   Barry Gray, [Bernard Yaroslaw], interviewer (started call-in radio) on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Lenin says Imperialism is caused by capitalism on this day in history.  

Jul 03   1st of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die) in the year 1916.  

Jul 03   Henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1916 the first of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die)  

Jul 04   Tokyo Rose, [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], propagandist (WW II) in the year 1916.  

Jul 06   Unica Zorn, writer on this day in history.  

Jul 07   On this day in history luc Peire, Flemish painter/graphic artist  

Jul 09   On this day in history 1st cargo submarine to cross Atlantic arrives in US from Germany  

Jul 09   On this day in history edward Heath, (C) British PM (1970-74)  

Jul 09   In the year 1916 the first cargo submarine to cross the Atlantic arrives in US from Germany  

Jul 10   In the year 1916 dick Cary, jazz Musician  

Jul 11   In the year 1916 1st federal grant-in-aid for state roads enacted  

Jul 11   Gough Whitlam, (ALP) Australia, PM (1972-75) in the year 1916.  

Jul 11   In the year 1916 rik Wouters, Belgian painter/sculptor (Doll Virgin), dies  

Jul 11   In the year 1916 the first federal grant-in-aid for state roads enacted  

Jul 12   Aritius S Talma, Dutch minister of Agriculture, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history 33.6 cm rainfall at Effingham SC (state record)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1916

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of philip Bezanson, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831) died in the year 1916.  

Jan 08   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   In the year 1916 death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   On this day in history arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

Jan 22   On this day in history iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   In the year 1916 edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   In the year 1916 anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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