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Historical Events In 1916

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Oct 05   In the year 1916 douglas Ranger, surgeon  

Oct 05   Soldier Adolf Hitler is injured in the year 1916.  

Oct 06   Tommy Lawton, footballer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history walt W Rostow, NYC, economist (Politics & Stages of Growth)  

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) in the year 1916.  

Oct 09   Babe Ruth begins 29 2/3 scoreless World Series innings on this day in history.  

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   Boston Red Sox beat Bkln Dodgers, 4 games to 1 in 13th World Series in the year 1916.  

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

Oct 14   C Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89) on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history robert Lowery, Kansas City MO, actor (Murder Over NY)  

Oct 18   Peter Shepherd, English contractor/multi-millionaire on this day in history.  

Oct 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated  

Oct 21   In the year 1916 uS Army forms Reserve Officers Training Corps  

Oct 22   On this day in history michael F Howard, British Major-General (Gold Stick to the Queen)  

Oct 24   In the year 1916 moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont  

Oct 26   Francois Mitterand, Jarnac France, President of France (1981-95) on this day in history.  

Oct 26   On this day in history margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control)  

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) on this day in history.  

Oct 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the first published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety)  

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

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   Antonio Estevez, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history birth of philip Bezanson, composer  

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   On this day in history death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

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

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died in the year 1916.  

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   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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