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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 24 May 2020

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   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   On this day in history ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France  

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

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

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

Nov 05   In the year 1916 len Wilkinson, cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II)  

Nov 06   On this day in history ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers)  

Nov 07   Grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising in the year 1916.  

Nov 07   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1916.  

Nov 12   In the year 1916 jean Papineau-Couture, composer  

Nov 13   In the year 1916 battle of the Somme ends, with a cost of 60,000 Allied lives  

Nov 13   In the year 1916 british offensive at Ancre Belgium  

Nov 13   Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1916.  

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   Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados in the year 1916.  

Nov 16   On this day in history daws Butler, Toledo OH, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound)  

Nov 16   Eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

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

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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   Antonio Estevez, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 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 in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 in the year 1916.  

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

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