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Historical Events In 1916

Friday, 16 November 2018

Oct 30   Silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Oct 31   Carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden on this day in history.  

Oct 31   Clare Kummer's "Good Gracious Annabelle," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous "stupidity or treason" speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government.  

Nov 02   Ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France in the year 1916.  

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) in the year 1916.  

Nov 05   On this day in history emperor Wilhelm II & French Jozef I establishes kingdom of Poland  

Nov 05   Len Wilkinson, cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1916 eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history british offensive at Ancre Belgium  

Nov 13   In the year 1916 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   Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Daws Butler, Toledo OH, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound) in the year 1916.  

Nov 16   On this day in history eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff," premieres in NYC  

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   On this day in history samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers).  

Nov 20   In the year 1916 ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter  

Nov 21   Cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress (In Pyama) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1916

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

Jan 14   On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died in the year 1916.  

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1916.  

Jan 29   In the year 1916 edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   In the year 1916 anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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