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Historical Events In 1916

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

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 on this day in history.  

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   Ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Treaty establishes British suzerainity over Qatar in the year 1916.  

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

Nov 04   In the year 1916 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   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   Grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising on this day in history.  

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) 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) on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Eladio Rusconi, writer/publisher/businessman on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Jean Papineau-Couture, composer in the year 1916.  

Nov 13   On this day in history battle of the Somme ends, with a cost of 60,000 Allied lives  

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   Sherwood Schwartz, Passaic NJ, TV creator (Brady Bunch, Gilligan Is) in the year 1916.  

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   Eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff," premieres in NYC in the year 1916.  

Nov 17   Winson Hudson, community activist (rural Mississippi) on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Gen Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme in Europe in the year 1916.  

Nov 18   James L Lyons, jazz promoter on this day in history.  

Nov 19   In the year 1916 samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers).  

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)  

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

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   On this day in history arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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