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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 26 January 2020

Oct 05   Douglas Ranger, surgeon in the year 1916.  

Oct 05   Soldier Adolf Hitler is injured on this day in history.  

Oct 06   On this day in history tommy Lawton, footballer  

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   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) on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history c Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89)  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Dutch women demonstrate for female suffrage on this day in history.  

Oct 17   In the year 1916 robert Lowery, Kansas City MO, actor (Murder Over NY)  

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

Oct 19   In the year 1916 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   Karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated in the year 1916.  

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) in the year 1916.  

Oct 24   Moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont on this day in history.  

Oct 26   On this day in history francois Mitterand, Jarnac France, President of France (1981-95)  

Oct 26   Margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 28   First conscription referendum in Australia and among forces overseas Proposal to introduce conscription defeated on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 in the year 1916.  

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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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