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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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

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

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

Sep 15   Margaret Lockwood, Karachi India, actress (Lady Vanishes) on this day in history.  

Sep 15   In the year 1916 sgt. Donal Forrester Brown, 2nd Battalion, Otago Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at High Wood, Somme France  

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1916 jagernath Lachmon, premier Suriname  

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

Sep 24   John Lapsley, British air marshal in the year 1916.  

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

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

Sep 26   Bishop speak against Catholics in trade unions on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1916 john D. Rockefeller becomes the first billionaire.  

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

Oct 01   Tibor Reich, textile designer in the year 1916.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1916 owen Tudor Williams, civil engineer  

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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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born in the year 1916.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

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 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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 15   In the year 1916 death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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