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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 09 December 2021

Jul 14   Natalia Ginzburg, Italian author (Family dictionary) on this day in history.  

Jul 15   On this day in history 22.22" (56.4 cm) of rain falls in Altapass NC (state record)  

Jul 15   In the year 1916 22.22" of rain falls in Altapass NC  

Jul 15   American airline manufacturer Pacific Aero Products (later renamed Boeing), opens its doors on this day in history.  

Jul 15   George Maduro, Antillian resistance fighter (Willemsorde/Madurodam) on this day in history.  

Jul 16   In the year 1916 harold Locke, archdeacon of Loughborough  

Jul 16   Ilja [Elias] Metsjnikov, Russ bacteriologist (Nobel 1908), dies in the year 1916.  

Jul 17   Eleanor Steber, Wheeling WV, soprano (Metropolitan Opera-1940) in the year 1916.  

Jul 18   Benjamin C. Truman, American journalist and author in the year 1916.  

Jul 18   Isaac [Ietje] A Diepenhorst, Dutch lawyer/minister of Education in the year 1916.  

Jul 19   In the year 1916 battle of Fromelles, France starts  

Jul 19   On this day in history james D Ramage, US lt-Adm (WW II-Palau/Guam/Philippines)  

Jul 20   Giants trade Christy Mathewson to Cin Reds on this day in history.  

Jul 22   A bomb went off during a Preparedness Day parade in SF killing 10 on this day in history.  

Jul 22   On this day in history hipolito M Ocalia, Curacao, landscape painter  

Jul 22   In the year 1916 ten people are killed when a bomb explodes during the Preparedness Day parade in San Francisco.  

Jul 23   Australians enter the action in the battle of the Somme at Pozières and Mouquet Farm, France in the year 1916.  

Jul 23   In the year 1916 ben Weber, St Louis Missouri, composer (Thorne Music Award-1965)  

Jul 23   In the year 1916 william Ramsey, chemist, dies  

Jul 24   Bob Eberly, Mechanicsville NY, singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band) in the year 1916.  

Jul 25   Explosion at Lake Erie & Cleveland Waterworks in the year 1916.  

Jul 25   Ko van Dijk Jr, Dutch actor (Zaak M P) in the year 1916.  

Jul 26   In the year 1916 gellio Benevenuto Coronaro, composer, dies at 52  

Jul 27   Asfa Wossen, Crown prince of Ethiopia/son of emperor Haile Selassi on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Charles Fryatt, British capt of SS Brussels, executed by Germans, dies in the year 1916.  

Jul 28   David Brown, NYC, director (Jaws, Planet of the Apes) on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history navy establishes a Code and Signal Section which initially worked against German ciphers and tested the security of communications during U.S. naval training maneuvers.  

Jul 29   In the year 1916 postal check & Girodienst establishes  

Jul 30   In the year 1916 g Neujmin discovers asteroid #951 Gaspra  

Jul 30   On this day in history german saboteurs blow up a munitions plant on Black Tom Island, NJ  

Jul 30   Robert van Spaendonk, Dutch resistance fighter in the year 1916.  

Jul 31   Sydney Tafler, London England, actor (Too Many Crooks) in the year 1916.  

Aug 01   Claude Newberry, S Afr cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Hawaii National Park established in the year 1916.  

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

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   In the year 1916 death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

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

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

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