Historical Events In 1916
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Oct 30 In the year 1916 silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70
Oct 31 On this day in history carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden
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 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 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) in the year 1916.
Nov 07 On this day in history woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President
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 In the year 1916 billy May, Pitts Pa, orch leader (Milton Berle Show)
Nov 11 Eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman in the year 1916.
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 in the year 1916.
Nov 13 In the year 1916 british offensive at Ancre Belgium
Nov 13 On this day in history 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 In the year 1916 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 In the year 1916 eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff," premieres in NYC
Nov 17 Winson Hudson, community activist (rural Mississippi) on this day in history.
Nov 18 Gen Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme in Europe in the year 1916.
Nov 18 James L Lyons, jazz promoter on this day in history.
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 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.