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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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   Martha Raye, [Margaret Reed], Butte Mont, actress (Martha Raye Show) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1916 john Thoday, geneticist  

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   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   On this day in history keating-Owen Act (child labor banned from interstate commerce)  

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

Sep 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1916.  

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

Sep 04   Christy Mathewson & Mordecai Brown final baseball game on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1916.  

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   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   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history birth of philip Bezanson, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1916 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   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 in the year 1916.  

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1916 iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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