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Historical Events In 1916

Monday, 25 March 2019

Oct 30   Silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Oct 31   On this day in history carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden  

Oct 31   On this day in history 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 in the year 1916.  

Nov 03   In the year 1916 treaty establishes British suzerainity over Qatar  

Nov 03   On this day in history treaty establishes British suzerainty over Qatar  

Nov 04   In the year 1916 the birth of Walter Cronkite, Legendary US TV reporter  

Nov 04   On this day in history 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   Len Wilkinson, cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II) in the year 1916.  

Nov 06   Ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers) in the year 1916.  

Nov 07   In the year 1916 grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising  

Nov 07   On this day in history joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes)  

Nov 07   On this day in history woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President  

Nov 08   In the year 1916 frank McGuire, basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons)  

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   In the year 1916 billy May, Pitts Pa, orch leader (Milton Berle Show)  

Nov 11   In the year 1916 eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman  

Nov 12   Jean Papineau-Couture, composer in the year 1916.  

Nov 13   In the year 1916 battle of the Somme ends, with a cost of 60,000 Allied lives  

Nov 13   British offensive at Ancre Belgium in the year 1916.  

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   Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados in the year 1916.  

Nov 16   Daws Butler, Toledo OH, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound) in the year 1916.  

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 18   On this day in history gen Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme in Europe  

Nov 18   In the year 1916 james L Lyons, jazz promoter  

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   On this day in history ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter  

Nov 21   Cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress (In Pyama) on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1916 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1916 iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   In the year 1916 edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

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

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