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Historical Events In 1916

Monday, 18 November 2019

Jun 24   In the year 1916 john Ciardi, poet/critic (translated Dante)  

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

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

Jun 25   Theodore P Toynbee, British journalist/writer (Savage Days, Barricade) in the year 1916.  

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) in the year 1916.  

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

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

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

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

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   Eisenhower marries Mary `Mamie' Geneva Doud in Denver Colo in the year 1916.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 10   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history rik Wouters, Belgian painter/sculptor (Doll Virgin), dies  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died in the year 1916.  

Jan 16   In the year 1916 arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

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

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