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Historical Events In 1916

Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Jun 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1916 the most lucrative movie contract to the time was signed by actress, Mary Pickford. She inked the first sevenfigure Hollywood deal.  

Jun 25   Theodore P Toynbee, British journalist/writer (Savage Days, Barricade) on this day in history.  

Jun 25   Tsar Nicolaas II fires minister of Foreign affairs Sasonov on this day in history.  

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

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   Boeing aircraft flies for first time in the year 1916.  

Jun 29   In the year 1916 david Donaldson, painter  

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   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 in the year 1916.  

Jul 01   William Booth, cricketer (WW I 2 Tests for England 1913-14), dies in the year 1916.  

Jul 02   Barry Gray, [Bernard Yaroslaw], interviewer (started call-in radio) in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies  

Jul 03   On this day in history the first of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die)  

Jul 04   Tokyo Rose, [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], propagandist (WW II) in the year 1916.  

Jul 06   Unica Zorn, writer in the year 1916.  

Jul 07   Luc Peire, Flemish painter/graphic artist on this day in history.  

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

Jul 09   In the year 1916 edward Heath, (C) British PM (1970-74)  

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born in the year 1916.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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