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Historical Events In 1916

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Oct 30   On this day in history silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70  

Oct 31   Carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden in the year 1916.  

Oct 31   On this day in history clare Kummer's "Good Gracious Annabelle," premieres in NYC  

Nov 01   Paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous "stupidity or treason" speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government on this day in history.  

Nov 02   Ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France in the year 1916.  

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

Nov 03   Treaty establishes British suzerainty over Qatar on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1916 emperor Wilhelm II & French Jozef I establishes kingdom of Poland  

Nov 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising  

Nov 07   Joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes) on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 10   In the year 1916 billy May, Pitts Pa, orch leader (Milton Berle Show)  

Nov 11   On this day in history eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman  

Nov 12   On this day in history jean Papineau-Couture, composer  

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 in the year 1916.  

Nov 13   Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Nov 13   Jack Elam, Miami AZ, actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo) on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Sherwood Schwartz, Passaic NJ, TV creator (Brady Bunch, Gilligan Is) on this day in history.  

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   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   James L Lyons, jazz promoter in the year 1916.  

Nov 19   Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers) in the year 1916.  

Nov 20   On this day in history ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter  

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   Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

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

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

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

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

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1916.  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1916.  

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