Historical Events In 1916
Thursday, 20 June 2019
Oct 05 Douglas Ranger, surgeon on this day in history.
Oct 05 Soldier Adolf Hitler is injured in the year 1916.
Oct 06 Tommy Lawton, footballer on this day in history.
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 Piper James C. Richardson (16th Cdn. Infanctry Batt.) winds the Victoria Cross at the Somme, France in the year 1916.
Oct 08 Spark Matsunaga, (D-Ha-Sen) on this day in history.
Oct 09 Babe Ruth begins 29 2/3 scoreless World Series innings on this day in history.
Oct 10 In the year 1916 benson Fong, Sacramento CA, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart)
Oct 10 In Game 3, Charlie Ebbets becomes the 1st owner to raise the price of World Series grandstand seats to $5-up from $3 on this day in history.
Oct 12 Boston Red Sox beat Bkln Dodgers, 4 games to 1 in 13th World Series in the year 1916.
Oct 13 David Hollestelle, Dutch baritone (Great-Broadcast chorus) on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1916 c Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89)
Oct 14 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 in the year 1916.
Oct 16 Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus in the year 1916.
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 On this day in history dutch women demonstrate for female suffrage
Oct 17 Robert Lowery, Kansas City MO, actor (Murder Over NY) in the year 1916.
Oct 18 In the year 1916 peter Shepherd, English contractor/multi-millionaire
Oct 19 David Lewis, Pitts Pa, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital) in the year 1916.
Oct 21 Andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack & Retreat) in the year 1916.
Oct 21 In the year 1916 karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated
Oct 21 US Army forms Reserve Officers Training Corps in the year 1916.
Oct 22 On this day in history michael F Howard, British Major-General (Gold Stick to the Queen)
Oct 24 On this day in history moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont
Oct 26 Francois Mitterand, Jarnac France, President of France (1981-95) on this day in history.
Oct 26 Margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control) in the year 1916.
Oct 27 In the year 1916 1st published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety)
Oct 27 On this day in history bob de Lange, [Jacob Bernard], Dutch actor/director (Daniel)
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 The first published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety) on this day in history.
Oct 28 First conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated in the year 1916.
Oct 28 Jessie Kesson, author on this day in history.