Historical Events In 1916
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Oct 05 Douglas Ranger, surgeon in the year 1916.
Oct 05 Soldier Adolf Hitler is injured in the year 1916.
Oct 06 Tommy Lawton, footballer in the year 1916.
Oct 07 222 points are scored in a football game between Georgia Tech & Cumberland University of Lebanon, Tennessee in the year 1916.
Oct 07 On this day in history walt W Rostow, NYC, economist (Politics & Stages of Growth)
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 On this day in history babe Ruth begins 29 2/3 scoreless World Series innings
Oct 10 Benson Fong, Sacramento CA, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart) in the year 1916.
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 On this day in history boston Red Sox beat Bkln Dodgers, 4 games to 1 in 13th World Series
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 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 On this day in history dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus
Oct 16 On this day in history klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73
Oct 16 In the year 1916 margaret Sanger opens first birth control clinic in Brooklyn
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 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 Andrea Checchi, Firenze Italy, actress (Attack & Retreat) on this day in history.
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 Moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont on this day in history.
Oct 26 Francois Mitterand, Jarnac France, President of France (1981-95) in the year 1916.
Oct 26 Margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control) on this day in history.
Oct 27 1st published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety) in the year 1916.
Oct 27 Bob de Lange, [Jacob Bernard], Dutch actor/director (Daniel) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 27 In the year 1916 the first published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety)
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