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Historical Events In 1916

Monday, 21 January 2019

Jun 24   John Ciardi, poet/critic (translated Dante) in the year 1916.  

Jun 24   In the year 1916 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   Theodore P Toynbee, British journalist/writer (Savage Days, Barricade) in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

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

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

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

Jul 07   In the year 1916 luc Peire, Flemish painter/graphic artist  

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

Jul 09   Edward Heath, (C) British PM (1970-74) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 10   On this day in history 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) 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 in the year 1916.  

Jul 12   Aritius S Talma, Dutch minister of Agriculture, dies at 52 in the year 1916.  

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died in the year 1916.  

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 in the year 1916.  

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

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