Historical Events In 1916
Monday, 19 April 2021
Oct 30 Silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Oct 31 Carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden in the year 1916.
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 Treaty establishes British suzerainty over Qatar on this day in history.
Nov 04 In the year 1916 the birth of Walter Cronkite, Legendary US TV reporter
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 Ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers) on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising
Nov 07 On this day in history joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes)
Nov 07 Woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President in the year 1916.
Nov 08 In the year 1916 frank McGuire, basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons)
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 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 British offensive at Ancre Belgium in the year 1916.
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) on this day in history.
Nov 14 In the year 1916 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 Daws Butler, Toledo OH, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound) on this day in history.
Nov 16 Eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff," premieres in NYC in the year 1916.
Nov 17 In the year 1916 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 In the year 1916 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) on this day in history.
Nov 20 Ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter in the year 1916.
Nov 21 On this day in history cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress (In Pyama)