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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  

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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   In the year 1916 birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

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   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of philip Bezanson, composer  

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   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

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

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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