Historical Events In 1916
Thursday, 22 August 2019
Oct 05 On this day in history douglas Ranger, surgeon
Oct 05 In the year 1916 soldier Adolf Hitler is injured
Oct 06 On this day in history tommy Lawton, footballer
Oct 07 222 points are scored in a football game between Georgia Tech & Cumberland University of Lebanon, Tennessee on this day in history.
Oct 07 On this day in history walt W Rostow, NYC, economist (Politics & Stages of Growth)
Oct 08 Piper James C. Richardson (16th Cdn. Infanctry Batt.) winds the Victoria Cross at the Somme, France on this day in history.
Oct 08 Spark Matsunaga, (D-Ha-Sen) on this day in history.
Oct 09 In the year 1916 babe Ruth begins 29 2/3 scoreless World Series innings
Oct 10 Benson Fong, Sacramento CA, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1916 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 C Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89) in the year 1916.
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 In the year 1916 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 in the year 1916.
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 In the year 1916 david Lewis, Pitts Pa, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital)
Oct 21 In the year 1916 andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack & Retreat)
Oct 21 On this day in history karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated
Oct 21 US Army forms Reserve Officers Training Corps on this day in history.
Oct 22 Michael F Howard, British Major-General (Gold Stick to the Queen) in the year 1916.
Oct 24 In the year 1916 moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont
Oct 26 Francois Mitterand, Jarnac France, President of France (1981-95) in the year 1916.
Oct 26 On this day in history margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control)
Oct 27 1st published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety) in the year 1916.
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 The first published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety) in the year 1916.
Oct 28 First conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated in the year 1916.
Oct 28 In the year 1916 jessie Kesson, author