Historical Events In 1916
Sunday, 24 January 2021
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 On this day in history ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France
Nov 03 Treaty establishes British suzerainity over Qatar in the year 1916.
Nov 03 On this day in history treaty establishes British suzerainty over Qatar
Nov 04 On this day in history the birth of Walter Cronkite, Legendary US TV reporter
Nov 04 Walter Cronkite, St Joseph Mo, news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81) in the year 1916.
Nov 05 Emperor Wilhelm II & French Jozef I establishes kingdom of Poland in the year 1916.
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 Grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes)
Nov 07 In the year 1916 woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President
Nov 08 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Nov 10 On this day in history billy May, Pitts Pa, orch leader (Milton Berle Show)
Nov 11 Eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman in the year 1916.
Nov 12 Jean Papineau-Couture, composer on this day in history.
Nov 13 In the year 1916 battle of the Somme ends, with a cost of 60,000 Allied lives
Nov 13 In the year 1916 british offensive at Ancre Belgium
Nov 13 Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1916.
Nov 13 Jack Elam, Miami AZ, actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo) in the year 1916.
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 In the year 1916 daws Butler, Toledo OH, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound)
Nov 16 Eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff," premieres in NYC in the year 1916.
Nov 17 In the year 1916 winson Hudson, community activist (rural Mississippi)
Nov 18 On this day in history gen Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme in Europe
Nov 18 James L Lyons, jazz promoter in the year 1916.
Nov 19 In the year 1916 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 Cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress (In Pyama) on this day in history.