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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 26 January 2020

Oct 30   In the year 1916 silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70  

Oct 31   In the year 1916 carl Johan Bernadotte, formerly Prince of Sweden  

Oct 31   Clare Kummer's "Good Gracious Annabelle," premieres in NYC in the year 1916.  

Nov 01   Paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous "stupidity or treason" speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government in the year 1916.  

Nov 02   On this day in history ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France  

Nov 03   Treaty establishes British suzerainity over Qatar on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history treaty establishes British suzerainty over Qatar  

Nov 04   On this day in history the birth of Walter Cronkite, Legendary US TV reporter  

Nov 04   Walter Cronkite, St Joseph Mo, news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81) on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Emperor Wilhelm II & French Jozef I establishes kingdom of Poland in the year 1916.  

Nov 05   In the year 1916 len Wilkinson, cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II)  

Nov 06   Ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers) in the year 1916.  

Nov 07   Grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising on this day in history.  

Nov 07   In the year 1916 joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes)  

Nov 07   Woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President in the year 1916.  

Nov 08   Frank McGuire, basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons) on this day in history.  

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   Billy May, Pitts Pa, orch leader (Milton Berle Show) in the year 1916.  

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   British offensive at Ancre Belgium on this day in history.  

Nov 13   Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

Nov 13   In the year 1916 jack Elam, Miami AZ, actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo)  

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   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) on this day in history.  

Nov 18   In the year 1916 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   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   Ferdinand AM van der Ham, Dutch WW II resistance fighter in the year 1916.  

Nov 21   In the year 1916 cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress (In Pyama)  

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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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1916 birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of philip Bezanson, composer  

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   In the year 1916 death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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