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Historical Events In 1916

Monday, 19 April 2021

Oct 30   Silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 31   Clare Kummer's "Good Gracious Annabelle," premieres in NYC in the year 1916.  

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

Nov 04   In the year 1916 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   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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes)  

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

Nov 08   In the year 1916 frank McGuire, basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons)  

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   Eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Jean Papineau-Couture, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 14   In the year 1916 sherwood Schwartz, Passaic NJ, TV creator (Brady Bunch, Gilligan Is)  

Nov 15   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1916 james L Lyons, jazz promoter  

Nov 19   Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers) on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter in the year 1916.  

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   In the year 1916 birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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   In the year 1916 death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

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

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

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   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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