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Historical Events In 1916

Saturday, 27 November 2021

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   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) on this day in history.  

Jun 25   In the year 1916 tsar Nicolaas II fires minister of Foreign affairs Sasonov  

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

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

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

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

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

Jun 29   On this day in history david Donaldson, painter  

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

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   In the year 1916 the birth of Olivia de Havilland, American film actress  

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

Jul 02   Barry Gray, [Bernard Yaroslaw], interviewer (started call-in radio) on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Lenin says Imperialism is caused by capitalism on this day in history.  

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

Jul 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1916 1st federal grant-in-aid for state roads enacted  

Jul 11   On this day in history gough Whitlam, (ALP) Australia, PM (1972-75)  

Jul 11   On this day in history rik Wouters, Belgian painter/sculptor (Doll Virgin), dies  

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 in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1916 birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1916 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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