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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)  

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

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born in the year 1916.  

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

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   On this day in history death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

Jan 08   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died in the year 1916.  

Jan 14   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 in the year 1916.  

Jan 22   On this day in history iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1916 anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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