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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Jun 24   On this day in history john Ciardi, poet/critic (translated Dante)  

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

Jun 24   The most lucrative movie contract to the time was signed by actress, Mary Pickford. She inked the first sevenfigure Hollywood deal in the year 1916.  

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

Jun 25   In the year 1916 tsar Nicolaas II fires minister of Foreign affairs Sasonov  

Jun 26   On this day in history cleveland Indians experiment with #s on their jerseys (one game)  

Jun 26   Paul Derrick, co-operator/Christian socialist on this day in history.  

Jun 27   In the year 1916 arthur Walter Lucas, picture restorer  

Jun 29   In the year 1916 boeing aircraft flies for 1st time  

Jun 29   Boeing aircraft flies for first time in the year 1916.  

Jun 29   On this day in history david Donaldson, painter  

Jun 30   22nd US Golf Open: Chick Evans shoots a 286 at Minikahda Club MINN in the year 1916.  

Jul 01   On this day in history eisenhower marries Mary `Mamie' Geneva Doud in Denver Colo  

Jul 01   In the year 1916 olivia de Havilland, Tokyo Japan, actress (Adventures of Robin Hood)  

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

Jul 01   William Booth, cricketer (WW I 2 Tests for England 1913-14), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 02   On this day in history barry Gray, [Bernard Yaroslaw], interviewer (started call-in radio)  

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) on this day in history.  

Jul 03   On this day in history henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies  

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

Jul 04   On this day in history tokyo Rose, [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], propagandist (WW II)  

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

Jul 07   Luc Peire, Flemish painter/graphic artist in the year 1916.  

Jul 09   1st cargo submarine to cross Atlantic arrives in US from Germany in the year 1916.  

Jul 09   In the year 1916 edward Heath, (C) British PM (1970-74)  

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

Jul 10   On this day in history dick Cary, jazz Musician  

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

Jul 11   Gough Whitlam, (ALP) Australia, PM (1972-75) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 11   On this day in history 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   33.6 cm rainfall at Effingham SC (state record) in the year 1916.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 06   In the year 1916 birth of philip Bezanson, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

Jan 08   In the year 1916 death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1916.  

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

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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