Historical Events In 1916
Friday, 23 August 2019
Oct 30 On this day in history silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70
Oct 31 In the year 1916 carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden
Oct 31 In the year 1916 clare Kummer's "Good Gracious Annabelle," premieres in NYC
Nov 01 On this day in history paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous "stupidity or treason" speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government.
Nov 02 Ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France on this day in history.
Nov 03 In the year 1916 treaty establishes British suzerainity over Qatar
Nov 03 In the year 1916 treaty establishes British suzerainty over Qatar
Nov 04 On this day in history the birth of Walter Cronkite, Legendary US TV reporter
Nov 04 In the year 1916 walter Cronkite, St Joseph Mo, news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81)
Nov 05 On this day in history emperor Wilhelm II & French Jozef I establishes kingdom of Poland
Nov 05 In the year 1916 len Wilkinson, cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II)
Nov 06 Ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers) on this day in history.
Nov 07 Grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising in the year 1916.
Nov 07 In the year 1916 joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes)
Nov 07 Woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President on this day in history.
Nov 08 Frank McGuire, basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons) in the year 1916.
Nov 08 HMS Zulu, a Tribal Class Royal Navy destroyer. Disabled by a mine in the Dover Straits which destroyed the after part of the ship. The fore part of HMS Zulu and the aft part of HMS Nubian were salvaged and later joined together to form HMS Zubian. This ship went on to acquire battle honours, to be sold later in 1919 in the year 1916.
Nov 10 Billy May, Pitts Pa, orch leader (Milton Berle Show) in the year 1916.
Nov 11 In the year 1916 eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman
Nov 12 In the year 1916 jean Papineau-Couture, composer
Nov 13 Battle of the Somme ends, with a cost of 60,000 Allied lives in the year 1916.
Nov 13 On this day in history british offensive at Ancre Belgium
Nov 13 In the year 1916 frederik Septimus Kelly, composer, dies at 35
Nov 13 In the year 1916 jack Elam, Miami AZ, actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo)
Nov 14 In the year 1916 sherwood Schwartz, Passaic NJ, TV creator (Brady Bunch, Gilligan Is)
Nov 15 In the year 1916 dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados
Nov 16 Daws Butler, Toledo OH, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound) on this day in history.
Nov 16 On this day in history eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff," premieres in NYC
Nov 17 Winson Hudson, community activist (rural Mississippi) in the year 1916.
Nov 18 Gen Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme in Europe in the year 1916.
Nov 18 James L Lyons, jazz promoter in the year 1916.
Nov 19 On this day in history samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers).
Nov 20 In the year 1916 ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter
Nov 21 On this day in history cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress (In Pyama)