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Historical Events In 1916

Monday, 16 December 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   In the year 1916 clare Kummer's "Good Gracious Annabelle," premieres in NYC  

Nov 01   In the year 1916 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   Treaty establishes British suzerainity over Qatar on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Treaty establishes British suzerainty over Qatar in the year 1916.  

Nov 04   The birth of Walter Cronkite, Legendary US TV reporter on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Walter Cronkite, St Joseph Mo, news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81) on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Emperor Wilhelm II & French Jozef I establishes kingdom of Poland on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Len Wilkinson, cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 07   In the year 1916 joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes)  

Nov 07   Woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

Nov 10   On this day in history 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   Battle of the Somme ends, with a cost of 60,000 Allied lives on this day in history.  

Nov 13   British offensive at Ancre Belgium on this day in history.  

Nov 13   In the year 1916 frederik Septimus Kelly, composer, dies at 35  

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   Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1916 gen Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme in Europe  

Nov 18   On this day in history james L Lyons, jazz promoter  

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   Ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1916 cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress (In Pyama)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1916

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1916 birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 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   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died in the year 1916.  

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   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1916.  

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

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