Historical Events In 1916
Sunday, 26 January 2020
Oct 05 Douglas Ranger, surgeon in the year 1916.
Oct 05 Soldier Adolf Hitler is injured on this day in history.
Oct 06 On this day in history tommy Lawton, footballer
Oct 07 In the year 1916 222 points are scored in a football game between Georgia Tech & Cumberland University of Lebanon, Tennessee
Oct 07 Walt W Rostow, NYC, economist (Politics & Stages of Growth) on this day in history.
Oct 08 On this day in history piper James C. Richardson (16th Cdn. Infanctry Batt.) winds the Victoria Cross at the Somme, France
Oct 08 Spark Matsunaga, (D-Ha-Sen) on this day in history.
Oct 09 On this day in history babe Ruth begins 29 2/3 scoreless World Series innings
Oct 10 Benson Fong, Sacramento CA, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart) in the year 1916.
Oct 10 On this day in history in Game 3, Charlie Ebbets becomes the 1st owner to raise the price of World Series grandstand seats to $5-up from $3
Oct 12 On this day in history boston Red Sox beat Bkln Dodgers, 4 games to 1 in 13th World Series
Oct 13 David Hollestelle, Dutch baritone (Great-Broadcast chorus) on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history c Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89)
Oct 14 In the year 1916 sophomore tackle and guard Paul Robeson is excluded from the Rutgers football team when Washington and Lee University refused to play against a black person.
Oct 16 On this day in history dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus
Oct 16 Klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Oct 16 Margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn on this day in history.
Oct 17 Dutch women demonstrate for female suffrage on this day in history.
Oct 17 In the year 1916 robert Lowery, Kansas City MO, actor (Murder Over NY)
Oct 18 Peter Shepherd, English contractor/multi-millionaire on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 1916 david Lewis, Pitts Pa, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital)
Oct 21 On this day in history andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack & Retreat)
Oct 21 Karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated in the year 1916.
Oct 21 US Army forms Reserve Officers Training Corps in the year 1916.
Oct 22 Michael F Howard, British Major-General (Gold Stick to the Queen) in the year 1916.
Oct 24 Moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont on this day in history.
Oct 26 On this day in history francois Mitterand, Jarnac France, President of France (1981-95)
Oct 26 Margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control) on this day in history.
Oct 27 On this day in history 1st published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety)
Oct 27 Bob de Lange, [Jacob Bernard], Dutch actor/director (Daniel) in the year 1916.
Oct 27 HMS Nubian, a tribal Class Royal Navy destroyer. Hit by a torpedo from a German destroyer which destroyed the fore part of the ship in the year 1916.
Oct 27 On this day in history the first published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety)
Oct 28 First conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated on this day in history.
Oct 28 In the year 1916 jessie Kesson, author