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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1916

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 08   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 in the year 1916.  

Jan 15   In the year 1916 death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 in the year 1916.  

Jan 22   In the year 1916 iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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