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Historical Events In 1916

Monday, 23 May 2022

Aug 26   On this day in history phila A's Bullet Joe Bush no-hits Cleve, 5-0  

Aug 26   Sgt. Reginald Stanley JUDSON, 1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Bapaume, France on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history martha Raye, [Margaret Reed], Butte Mont, actress (Martha Raye Show)  

Aug 27   Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary in the year 1916.  

Aug 28   C Wright Mills, sociologist, writer (The Power Elite) [or May 28] in the year 1916.  

Aug 28   On this day in history francis W Warre-Cornish, Engl vice-provost of Eton (1893-1916), dies  

Aug 28   On this day in history germany declares war on Romania  

Aug 28   In the year 1916 italy declares war against Germany during WW I  

Aug 29   Congress creates US Naval reserve on this day in history.  

Aug 29   On this day in history george Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination)  

Aug 29   On this day in history steamer 'Hsin Iu' sinks off China coast, 1,000 drown  

Aug 30   In the year 1916 boston's Dutch Leonard no-hits St Louis Browns, 4-0  

Aug 30   On this day in history john Thoday, geneticist  

Aug 30   On this day in history paul Von Hindenburg becomes chief-of-General-Staff in Germany  

Aug 31   In the year 1916 daniel Schorr, broadcast journalist (CBS)  

Aug 31   Oscar Asche's musical "Chu Chin Chow," premieres in London on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history bulgaria declares war on Romania  

Sep 01   Keating-Owen Act (child labor banned from interstate commerce) in the year 1916.  

Sep 01   Sydney Dawson Bailey, pacifist/campaigner in the year 1916.  

Sep 02   In the year 1916 dorothy May Bundy-Cheney, winner of more than 141 US tennis titles  

Sep 03   Allies turned back Germans in WW I's Battle of Verdun on this day in history.  

Sep 03   In the year 1916 memphis Slim, [Peter Chatman], rocker  

Sep 04   Christy Mathewson & Mordecai Brown final baseball game in the year 1916.  

Sep 04   Christy Mathewson &Mordecai Brown final baseball game in the year 1916.  

Sep 04   On this day in history robert [Augustine] W[ard] Lowndes, US, sci-fi author (Puzzle Planet)  

Sep 05   On this day in history 36th US Mens Tennis: R N Williams III beats Johnston (46 64 06 62 64)  

Sep 06   In the year 1916 anne Cavendish-Bentinck, English landowner  

Sep 07   On this day in history giants beat Brooklyn 4-1, to launch NY's record 26-game winning streak  

Sep 10   On this day in history friedrich Gernsheim, composer, dies at 77  

Sep 10   Niall MacDermott, lawyer/politician on this day in history.  

Sep 10   The suspension span ofQuebec Bridge over the St. Lawrence which was being lifted, buckled and fell into the river killing 10 - 12 workmen on this day in history.  

Sep 11   In the year 1916 german troops conquer Kavalla Greece  

Sep 13   Roald Dahl, Norway, sci-fi author (Over to You, Taste, 2 Fables) on this day in history.  

Sep 14   On this day in history christy Mathewson pitches & wins his final game  

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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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

Jan 22   On this day in history iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

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

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