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Historical Events In 1916

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

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

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

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   In the year 1916 francis W Warre-Cornish, Engl vice-provost of Eton (1893-1916), dies  

Aug 28   Germany declares war on Romania in the year 1916.  

Aug 28   On this day in history italy declares war against Germany during WW I  

Aug 29   Congress creates US Naval reserve in the year 1916.  

Aug 29   George Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination) on this day in history.  

Aug 29   In the year 1916 steamer 'Hsin Iu' sinks off China coast, 1,000 drown  

Aug 30   Boston's Dutch Leonard no-hits St Louis Browns, 4-0 on this day in history.  

Aug 30   On this day in history john Thoday, geneticist  

Aug 30   Paul Von Hindenburg becomes chief-of-General-Staff in Germany in the year 1916.  

Aug 31   On this day in history daniel Schorr, broadcast journalist (CBS)  

Aug 31   On this day in history oscar Asche's musical "Chu Chin Chow," premieres in London  

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

Sep 01   Keating-Owen Act (child labor banned from interstate commerce) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 02   Dorothy May Bundy-Cheney, winner of more than 141 US tennis titles in the year 1916.  

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

Sep 03   Memphis Slim, [Peter Chatman], rocker on this day in history.  

Sep 04   In the year 1916 christy Mathewson & Mordecai Brown final baseball game  

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   In the year 1916 36th US Mens Tennis: R N Williams III beats Johnston (46 64 06 62 64)  

Sep 06   Anne Cavendish-Bentinck, English landowner on this day in history.  

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

Sep 10   Friedrich Gernsheim, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1916.  

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

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

Sep 11   German troops conquer Kavalla Greece in the year 1916.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1916 death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 in the year 1916.  

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   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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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