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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Aug 26   Phila A's Bullet Joe Bush no-hits Cleve, 5-0 in the year 1916.  

Aug 26   Sgt. Reginald Stanley JUDSON, 1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Bapaume, France in the year 1916.  

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

Aug 27   In the year 1916 romania declares war on Austria-Hungary  

Aug 28   In the year 1916 c Wright Mills, sociologist, writer (The Power Elite) [or May 28]  

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1916.  

Aug 30   John Thoday, geneticist on this day in history.  

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

Aug 31   Daniel Schorr, broadcast journalist (CBS) in the year 1916.  

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

Sep 01   Bulgaria declares war on Romania in the year 1916.  

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

Sep 01   On this day in history sydney Dawson Bailey, pacifist/campaigner  

Sep 02   Dorothy May Bundy-Cheney, winner of more than 141 US tennis titles on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history allies turned back Germans in WW I's Battle of Verdun  

Sep 03   Memphis Slim, [Peter Chatman], rocker in the year 1916.  

Sep 04   On this day in history christy Mathewson & Mordecai Brown final baseball game  

Sep 04   On this day in history christy Mathewson &Mordecai Brown final baseball game  

Sep 04   Robert [Augustine] W[ard] Lowndes, US, sci-fi author (Puzzle Planet) in the year 1916.  

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   In the year 1916 giants beat Brooklyn 4-1, to launch NY's record 26-game winning streak  

Sep 10   Friedrich Gernsheim, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 10   In the year 1916 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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 14   Christy Mathewson pitches & wins his final game 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   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   On this day in history 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   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   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1916.  

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

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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