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Historical Events In 1916

Saturday, 27 November 2021

Oct 05   Douglas Ranger, surgeon on this day in history.  

Oct 05   In the year 1916 soldier Adolf Hitler is injured  

Oct 06   Tommy Lawton, footballer in the year 1916.  

Oct 07   On this day in history 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) in the year 1916.  

Oct 08   In the year 1916 piper James C. Richardson (16th Cdn. Infanctry Batt.) winds the Victoria Cross at the Somme, France  

Oct 08   On this day in history spark Matsunaga, (D-Ha-Sen)  

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   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   Boston Red Sox beat Bkln Dodgers, 4 games to 1 in 13th World Series on this day in history.  

Oct 13   In the year 1916 david Hollestelle, Dutch baritone (Great-Broadcast chorus)  

Oct 14   C Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89) in the year 1916.  

Oct 14   On this day in history 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   Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus in the year 1916.  

Oct 16   In the year 1916 klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73  

Oct 16   Margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Dutch women demonstrate for female suffrage in the year 1916.  

Oct 17   Robert Lowery, Kansas City MO, actor (Murder Over NY) in the year 1916.  

Oct 18   Peter Shepherd, English contractor/multi-millionaire in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated  

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) on this day in history.  

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) 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   In the year 1916 hMS Nubian, a tribal Class Royal Navy destroyer. Hit by a torpedo from a German destroyer which destroyed the fore part of the ship.  

Oct 27   The first published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety) in the year 1916.  

Oct 28   In the year 1916 first conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated  

Oct 28   In the year 1916 jessie Kesson, author  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1916 birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

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   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1916 edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   In the year 1916 anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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