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.