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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Aug 26   In the year 1916 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   Martha Raye, [Margaret Reed], Butte Mont, actress (Martha Raye Show) in the year 1916.  

Aug 27   On this day in history romania declares war on Austria-Hungary  

Aug 28   C Wright Mills, sociologist, writer (The Power Elite) [or May 28] on this day in history.  

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

Aug 28   Germany declares war on Romania on this day in history.  

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

Aug 29   In the year 1916 congress creates US Naval reserve  

Aug 29   In the year 1916 george Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination)  

Aug 29   Steamer 'Hsin Iu' sinks off China coast, 1,000 drown on this day in history.  

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

Aug 30   John Thoday, geneticist in the year 1916.  

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

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

Aug 31   In the year 1916 oscar Asche's musical "Chu Chin Chow," premieres in London  

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

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   On this day in history dorothy May Bundy-Cheney, winner of more than 141 US tennis titles  

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

Sep 03   On this day in history memphis Slim, [Peter Chatman], rocker  

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

Sep 04   In the year 1916 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   36th US Mens Tennis: R N Williams III beats Johnston (46 64 06 62 64) in the year 1916.  

Sep 06   On this day in history anne Cavendish-Bentinck, English landowner  

Sep 07   Giants beat Brooklyn 4-1, to launch NY's record 26-game winning streak in the year 1916.  

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

Sep 10   Niall MacDermott, lawyer/politician in the year 1916.  

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   In the year 1916 roald Dahl, Norway, sci-fi author (Over to You, Taste, 2 Fables)  

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   Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

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   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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