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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Dec 13   In the year 1916 avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian & Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol  

Dec 13   Avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian and Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol on this day in history.  

Dec 15   French defeat Germans in WW I Battle of Verdun in the year 1916.  

Dec 15   On this day in history maurice Wilkins, England, physicist, worked with DNA (Nobel 1962)  

Dec 16   In the year 1916 gregory Rasputin, a monk with considerable influence over the Russian court, is murdered by noblemen.  

Dec 16   On this day in history grigori Rasputin, a powerful Russian monk, murdered  

Dec 16   In the year 1916 theo Bitter, Dutch painter/set designer  

Dec 17   Antoine G T "Toon" Hermans, Dutch entertainer/poet (Kolderliedjes) on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Grigori Efimovich Rasputin, Russian monk, assassinated in the year 1916.  

Dec 18   Betty Grable, St Louis, great legs/actress (Gay Divorcee) on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history the Battle of Verdun (France), one of the bloodiest WWI engagements, ends after 10 months and massive losses to both sides.  

Dec 18   The birth of Betty Grable, American actress in the year 1916.  

Dec 19   On this day in history adriaan van der Veen, Dutch writer (Sister at Sea)  

Dec 19   In the year 1916 suriname Bauxite Company forms in Paramaribo  

Dec 20   Manuel Giro, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Dec 20   In the year 1916 michel Chartrand, Quebec union leader  

Dec 21   Eve Perrick, journalist in the year 1916.  

Dec 23   In the year 1916 dino Risi, Italian film director and screenwriter  

Dec 23   On this day in history world War I: Battle of Magdhaba  

Dec 26   Bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1916.  

Dec 26   On this day in history helmut Eder, composer  

Dec 26   In the year 1916 joseph Joffre becomes marshal of France  

Dec 27   On this day in history nikolay Feopemptovich Solov'yov, composer, dies at 70  

Dec 28   On this day in history eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81  

Dec 28   Noel Johnson, British actor (Frenzy, Frightmare, Royal Flash) in the year 1916.  

Dec 29   Grigori J Rasputin, Russian faith healer/intriguer, murdered at 45 in the year 1916.  

Dec 30   In Russia, Rasputin 'the mad monk' is murdered on this day in history.  

Dec 31   On this day in history ernst Rudorff, composer, dies at 76  

Dec 31   On this day in history suzy Delair, Paris France, actress (Utopia, White Paws)  

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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   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1916.  

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   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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