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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Jul 14   Natalia Ginzburg, Italian author (Family dictionary) in the year 1916.  

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

Jul 15   On this day in history 22.22" of rain falls in Altapass NC  

Jul 15   American airline manufacturer Pacific Aero Products (later renamed Boeing), opens its doors in the year 1916.  

Jul 15   George Maduro, Antillian resistance fighter (Willemsorde/Madurodam) in the year 1916.  

Jul 16   Harold Locke, archdeacon of Loughborough on this day in history.  

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

Jul 17   Eleanor Steber, Wheeling WV, soprano (Metropolitan Opera-1940) on this day in history.  

Jul 18   In the year 1916 benjamin C. Truman, American journalist and author  

Jul 18   In the year 1916 isaac [Ietje] A Diepenhorst, Dutch lawyer/minister of Education  

Jul 19   Battle of Fromelles, France starts in the year 1916.  

Jul 19   In the year 1916 james D Ramage, US lt-Adm (WW II-Palau/Guam/Philippines)  

Jul 20   In the year 1916 giants trade Christy Mathewson to Cin Reds  

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

Jul 22   In the year 1916 hipolito M Ocalia, Curacao, landscape painter  

Jul 22   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Ben Weber, St Louis Missouri, composer (Thorne Music Award-1965) in the year 1916.  

Jul 23   William Ramsey, chemist, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jul 25   On this day in history explosion at Lake Erie & Cleveland Waterworks  

Jul 25   Ko van Dijk Jr, Dutch actor (Zaak M P) on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Gellio Benevenuto Coronaro, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1916.  

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

Jul 27   In the year 1916 charles Fryatt, British capt of SS Brussels, executed by Germans, dies  

Jul 28   David Brown, NYC, director (Jaws, Planet of the Apes) in the year 1916.  

Jul 28   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 in the year 1916.  

Jul 29   On this day in history postal check & Girodienst establishes  

Jul 30   On this day in history g Neujmin discovers asteroid #951 Gaspra  

Jul 30   In the year 1916 german saboteurs blow up a munitions plant on Black Tom Island, NJ  

Jul 30   Robert van Spaendonk, Dutch resistance fighter on this day in history.  

Jul 31   On this day in history sydney Tafler, London England, actor (Too Many Crooks)  

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

Aug 01   In the year 1916 hawaii National Park established  

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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   On this day in history birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born in the year 1916.  

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

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

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born on this day in history.  

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   Grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831) died on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1916.  

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

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