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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Sep 14   Eric Bentley, England, critic/writer (In Search of Theater) in the year 1916.  

Sep 14   On this day in history josiah Royce, US philosopher (Conception of Immortality), dies  

Sep 15   On this day in history 1st tank used in war, "Little Willies" at Battle of Flors, France  

Sep 15   First tank used in war, "Little Willies" at Battle of Flors, France in the year 1916.  

Sep 15   In the year 1916 isidore Edouard Legouix, composer, dies at 82  

Sep 15   Margaret Lockwood, Karachi India, actress (Lady Vanishes) in the year 1916.  

Sep 15   Sgt. Donal Forrester Brown, 2nd Battalion, Otago Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at High Wood, Somme France on this day in history.  

Sep 16   In the year 1916 lord Ryder of Eaton hastings, CEO (Intl Publishing House)  

Sep 16   In the year 1916 prv. John Chipman Kerr (49 Cdn. Infantry Batt.( wins the Victoria Cross at the Somme, France  

Sep 17   40,000 Amsterdam demonstrators demand general voting right in the year 1916.  

Sep 17   On this day in history mary [Florence Elinor] Stewart, UK, sci-fi author (Crystal Cave)  

Sep 18   On this day in history john J Rhodes, (Rep-R-Az)  

Sep 19   1st landing on Schiphol (Farman F-22 of Soesterberg) in the year 1916.  

Sep 21   Jagernath Lachmon, premier Suriname on this day in history.  

Sep 24   In the year 1916 indians Marty Kavanaugh, hits AL's 1st pinch-hit grand slam  

Sep 24   In the year 1916 john Lapsley, British air marshal  

Sep 25   Julius Fucik, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1916.  

Sep 25   Tolia Nikiprowetzsy, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 26   Bishop speak against Catholics in trade unions in the year 1916.  

Sep 27   1st Native American Day celebrated, honoring American Indians in the year 1916.  

Sep 27   In the year 1916 emile A G Verhaeren, Belgian writer (Les Heures du Soir), dies at 61  

Sep 27   Samuel S Stratton, (Rep-D-NY, 1959- ) on this day in history.  

Sep 28   The birth of Peter Finch, English film actor on this day in history.  

Sep 29   American John D. Rockerfeller becomes the world's first billionaire in the year 1916.  

Sep 29   On this day in history carl Ronald Giles, cartoonist  

Sep 29   John D. Rockefeller becomes the first billionaire on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Giants lose to Braves 8-3, ends 26 consecutive win streak on this day in history.  

Oct 01   On this day in history tibor Reich, textile designer  

Oct 02   Benjamin Kidel, English sociologist (Social Evolution), dies at 58 in the year 1916.  

Oct 02   In the year 1916 grover Cleveland Alexander records his 16th shutout of year  

Oct 03   Angeles Alvarino Deleira, biologist/oceanographer/writer on this day in history.  

Oct 03   In the year 1916 the birth of James Herriot, Scottish vet and author  

Oct 04   In the year 1916 market Street's "Path of Gold" lit for 1st time  

Oct 04   Owen Tudor Williams, civil engineer 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   On this day in history birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born in the year 1916.  

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   Grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831) died in the year 1916.  

Jan 08   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died in the year 1916.  

Jan 14   On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   In the year 1916 arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

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

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

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

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