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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 20 February 2020

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   In the year 1916 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   Cleveland Indians experiment with #s on their jerseys (one game) on this day in history.  

Jun 26   In the year 1916 paul Derrick, co-operator/Christian socialist  

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

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

Jun 29   In the year 1916 boeing aircraft flies for first time  

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   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   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) in the year 1916.  

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

Jul 06   In the year 1916 unica Zorn, writer  

Jul 07   On this day in history 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) in the year 1916.  

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

Jul 10   Dick Cary, jazz Musician in the year 1916.  

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

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

Jul 11   Rik Wouters, Belgian painter/sculptor (Doll Virgin), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1916 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   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   Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born in the year 1916.  

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

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   Philip Bezanson, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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

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

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

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