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Historical Events In 1916

Monday, 21 June 2021

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

Sep 14   Josiah Royce, US philosopher (Conception of Immortality), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 15   On this day in history 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   Isidore Edouard Legouix, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Sep 17   40,000 Amsterdam demonstrators demand general voting right on this day in history.  

Sep 17   Mary [Florence Elinor] Stewart, UK, sci-fi author (Crystal Cave) in the year 1916.  

Sep 18   John J Rhodes, (Rep-R-Az) in the year 1916.  

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

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

Sep 24   Indians Marty Kavanaugh, hits AL's 1st pinch-hit grand slam on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 25   On this day in history tolia Nikiprowetzsy, composer  

Sep 26   In the year 1916 bishop speak against Catholics in trade unions  

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

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

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

Sep 28   In the year 1916 the birth of Peter Finch, English film actor  

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

Sep 29   In the year 1916 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   Tibor Reich, textile designer on this day in history.  

Oct 02   In the year 1916 benjamin Kidel, English sociologist (Social Evolution), dies at 58  

Oct 02   Grover Cleveland Alexander records his 16th shutout of year in the year 1916.  

Oct 03   On this day in history angeles Alvarino Deleira, biologist/oceanographer/writer  

Oct 03   The birth of James Herriot, Scottish vet and author in the year 1916.  

Oct 04   Market Street's "Path of Gold" lit for 1st time on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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   In the year 1916 death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 22   On this day in history 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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