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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

Sep 14   In the year 1916 josiah Royce, US philosopher (Conception of Immortality), dies  

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

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   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   Lord Ryder of Eaton hastings, CEO (Intl Publishing House) in the year 1916.  

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

Sep 17   In the year 1916 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) on this day in history.  

Sep 21   In the year 1916 jagernath Lachmon, premier Suriname  

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

Sep 24   On this day in history john Lapsley, British air marshal  

Sep 25   On this day in history julius Fucik, composer, dies at 44  

Sep 25   On this day in history tolia Nikiprowetzsy, composer  

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

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

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   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   Carl Ronald Giles, cartoonist in the year 1916.  

Sep 29   John D. Rockefeller becomes the first billionaire in the year 1916.  

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

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   On this day in history grover Cleveland Alexander records his 16th shutout of year  

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

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

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

Oct 04   Owen Tudor Williams, civil engineer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1916

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1916 birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

Jan 08   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1916 anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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