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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

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   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born in the year 1916.  

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   In the year 1916 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 in the year 1916.  

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   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1916.  

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