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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 22 August 2019

Sep 14   Eric Bentley, England, critic/writer (In Search of Theater) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 15   In the year 1916 1st tank used in war, "Little Willies" at Battle of Flors, France  

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

Sep 15   On this day in history isidore Edouard Legouix, composer, dies at 82  

Sep 15   On this day in history margaret Lockwood, Karachi India, actress (Lady Vanishes)  

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

Sep 16   Lord Ryder of Eaton hastings, CEO (Intl Publishing House) on this day in history.  

Sep 16   On this day in history prv. John Chipman Kerr (49 Cdn. Infantry Batt.( wins the Victoria Cross at the Somme, France  

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

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

Sep 18   In the year 1916 john J Rhodes, (Rep-R-Az)  

Sep 19   1st landing on Schiphol (Farman F-22 of Soesterberg) on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Jagernath Lachmon, premier Suriname in the year 1916.  

Sep 24   Indians Marty Kavanaugh, hits AL's 1st pinch-hit grand slam in the year 1916.  

Sep 24   John Lapsley, British air marshal on this day in history.  

Sep 25   Julius Fucik, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Sep 25   In the year 1916 tolia Nikiprowetzsy, composer  

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

Sep 27   On this day in history 1st Native American Day celebrated, honoring American Indians  

Sep 27   On this day in history emile A G Verhaeren, Belgian writer (Les Heures du Soir), dies at 61  

Sep 27   Samuel S Stratton, (Rep-D-NY, 1959- ) in the year 1916.  

Sep 28   On this day in history the birth of Peter Finch, English film actor  

Sep 29   American John D. Rockerfeller becomes the world's first billionaire on this day in history.  

Sep 29   Carl Ronald Giles, cartoonist in the year 1916.  

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

Sep 30   In the year 1916 giants lose to Braves 8-3, ends 26 consecutive win streak  

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

Oct 02   Benjamin Kidel, English sociologist (Social Evolution), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 03   Angeles Alvarino Deleira, biologist/oceanographer/writer in the year 1916.  

Oct 03   On this day in history the birth of James Herriot, Scottish vet and author  

Oct 04   Market Street's "Path of Gold" lit for 1st time in the year 1916.  

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   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   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born in the year 1916.  

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   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1916 death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

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 in the year 1916.  

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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