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Historical Events In 1916

Monday, 21 January 2019

Oct 30   In the year 1916 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   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   In the year 1916 ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 08   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman  

Nov 12   Jean Papineau-Couture, composer in the year 1916.  

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

Nov 13   British offensive at Ancre Belgium on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1916.  

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   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 in the year 1916.  

Nov 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history james L Lyons, jazz promoter  

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

Nov 20   Ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1916 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   In the year 1916 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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