Historical Events In 1916
Friday, 18 October 2019
Oct 30 Silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1916.
Oct 31 Carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden in the year 1916.
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 Ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France in the year 1916.
Nov 03 On this day in history treaty establishes British suzerainity over Qatar
Nov 03 On this day in history treaty establishes British suzerainty over Qatar
Nov 04 The birth of Walter Cronkite, Legendary US TV reporter in the year 1916.
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 On this day in history ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers)
Nov 07 On this day in history grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising
Nov 07 Joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes) on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 1916 woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President
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) in the year 1916.
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 On this day in history british offensive at Ancre Belgium
Nov 13 Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.
Nov 13 Jack Elam, Miami AZ, actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo) on this day in history.
Nov 14 On this day in history 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 In the year 1916 daws Butler, Toledo OH, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound)
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 On this day in history gen Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme in Europe
Nov 18 James L Lyons, jazz promoter in the year 1916.
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 On this day in history ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter
Nov 21 Cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress (In Pyama) in the year 1916.