Historical Events In 1916
Saturday, 28 March 2020
Oct 30 On this day in history silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70
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 Treaty establishes British suzerainty over Qatar on this day in history.
Nov 04 On this day in history the birth of Walter Cronkite, Legendary US TV reporter
Nov 04 On this day in history walter Cronkite, St Joseph Mo, news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81)
Nov 05 In the year 1916 emperor Wilhelm II & French Jozef I establishes kingdom of Poland
Nov 05 On this day in history len Wilkinson, cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II)
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 Joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes) on this day in history.
Nov 07 Woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President on this day in history.
Nov 08 In the year 1916 frank McGuire, basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons)
Nov 08 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 on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1916 billy May, Pitts Pa, orch leader (Milton Berle Show)
Nov 11 On this day in history 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 British offensive at Ancre Belgium in the year 1916.
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 Sherwood Schwartz, Passaic NJ, TV creator (Brady Bunch, Gilligan Is) on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1916 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) in the year 1916.
Nov 20 On this day in history ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter
Nov 21 In the year 1916 cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress (In Pyama)