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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 05 July 2020

Aug 26   Phila A's Bullet Joe Bush no-hits Cleve, 5-0 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1916 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   Italy declares war against Germany during WW I in the year 1916.  

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

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

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

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   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   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   In the year 1916 german troops conquer Kavalla Greece  

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   Antonio Estevez, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1916 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   In the year 1916 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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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