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Historical Events In 1916

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

Sep 14   Josiah Royce, US philosopher (Conception of Immortality), dies in the year 1916.  

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

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

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

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

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   On this day in history 40,000 Amsterdam demonstrators demand general voting right  

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

Sep 18   John J Rhodes, (Rep-R-Az) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1916 julius Fucik, composer, dies at 44  

Sep 25   Tolia Nikiprowetzsy, composer in the year 1916.  

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

Sep 27   In the year 1916 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   The birth of Peter Finch, English film actor on this day in history.  

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

Sep 29   In the year 1916 carl Ronald Giles, cartoonist  

Sep 29   On this day in history john D. Rockefeller becomes the first billionaire.  

Sep 30   On this day in history giants lose to Braves 8-3, ends 26 consecutive win streak  

Oct 01   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history angeles Alvarino Deleira, biologist/oceanographer/writer  

Oct 03   The birth of James Herriot, Scottish vet and author on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1916 birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1916 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 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   In the year 1916 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   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1916.  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1916.  

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