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Historical Events In 1916

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

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

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 in the year 1916.  

Jun 25   On this day in history 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) in the year 1916.  

Jun 26   Paul Derrick, co-operator/Christian socialist in the year 1916.  

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

Jun 29   Boeing aircraft flies for 1st time on this day in history.  

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

Jun 29   David Donaldson, painter in the year 1916.  

Jun 30   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history olivia de Havilland, Tokyo Japan, actress (Adventures of Robin Hood)  

Jul 01   The birth of Olivia de Havilland, American film actress in the year 1916.  

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   In the year 1916 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   Henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 06   On this day in history unica Zorn, writer  

Jul 07   Luc Peire, Flemish painter/graphic artist in the year 1916.  

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

Jul 09   On this day in history 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   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   Aritius S Talma, Dutch minister of Agriculture, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1916 edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

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

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