Historical Events In 1916
Friday, 16 November 2018
Oct 30 Silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Oct 31 Carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden on this day in history.
Oct 31 Clare Kummer's "Good Gracious Annabelle," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
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 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) in the year 1916.
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) on this day in history.
Nov 06 Ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers) on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 1916 grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising
Nov 07 Joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes) in the year 1916.
Nov 07 On this day in history woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President
Nov 08 Frank McGuire, basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons) in the year 1916.
Nov 08 On this day in history 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.
Nov 10 Billy May, Pitts Pa, orch leader (Milton Berle Show) on this day in history.
Nov 11 In the year 1916 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 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 Jack Elam, Miami AZ, actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo) in the year 1916.
Nov 14 On this day in history 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) in the year 1916.
Nov 16 On this day in history eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff," premieres in NYC
Nov 17 In the year 1916 winson Hudson, community activist (rural Mississippi)
Nov 18 Gen Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme in Europe in the year 1916.
Nov 18 On this day in history 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 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.