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Historical Events In 1916

Friday, 22 March 2019

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

Jun 24   In the year 1916 mary Pickford becomes the first female film star to get a million dollar contract.  

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   In the year 1916 theodore P Toynbee, British journalist/writer (Savage Days, Barricade)  

Jun 25   On this day in history tsar Nicolaas II fires minister of Foreign affairs Sasonov  

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

Jun 26   On this day in history paul Derrick, co-operator/Christian socialist  

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

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

Jun 29   Boeing aircraft flies for first time on this day in history.  

Jun 29   On this day in history david Donaldson, painter  

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

Jul 01   The birth of Olivia de Havilland, American film actress on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1916.  

Jul 03   On this day in history 1st of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die)  

Jul 03   Henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies in the year 1916.  

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

Jul 04   In the year 1916 tokyo Rose, [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], propagandist (WW II)  

Jul 06   In the year 1916 unica Zorn, writer  

Jul 07   Luc Peire, Flemish painter/graphic artist on this day in history.  

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

Jul 09   Edward Heath, (C) British PM (1970-74) in the year 1916.  

Jul 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st federal grant-in-aid for state roads enacted  

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

Jul 11   Rik Wouters, Belgian painter/sculptor (Doll Virgin), dies in the year 1916.  

Jul 11   On this day in history the first federal grant-in-aid for state roads enacted  

Jul 12   On this day in history aritius S Talma, Dutch minister of Agriculture, dies at 52  

Jul 14   In the year 1916 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   In the year 1916 birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

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   In the year 1916 death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

Jan 08   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died in the year 1916.  

Jan 14   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 22   In the year 1916 iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1916.  

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