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Historical Events In 1916

Monday, 15 August 2022

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

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

Jun 24   In the year 1916 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   Tsar Nicolaas II fires minister of Foreign affairs Sasonov in the year 1916.  

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

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

Jun 27   Arthur Walter Lucas, picture restorer in the year 1916.  

Jun 29   Boeing aircraft flies for 1st time in the year 1916.  

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

Jun 29   David Donaldson, painter in the year 1916.  

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

Jul 01   Eisenhower marries Mary `Mamie' Geneva Doud in Denver Colo on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 02   In the year 1916 barry Gray, [Bernard Yaroslaw], interviewer (started call-in radio)  

Jul 02   On this day in history lenin says Imperialism is caused by capitalism  

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

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

Jul 03   The first of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 06   On this day in history unica Zorn, writer  

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

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

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

Jul 09   The first cargo submarine to cross the Atlantic arrives in US from Germany on this day in history.  

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

Jul 11   1st federal grant-in-aid for state roads enacted on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   Antonio Estevez, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1916.  

Feb 01   On this day in history anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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