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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Feb 13   James Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise) in the year 1916.  

Feb 14   In the year 1916 edward Platt, Staten Island NY, actor (Chief-Get Smart)  

Feb 14   On this day in history petko J Todorov, Bulgaria writer (Zmejova), dies at 36  

Feb 15   Nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1916.  

Feb 15   NY Yankees buy Frank "Home Run" Baker from the Athletics for $37,500 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1916 russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia  

Feb 16   William Ballard Doggett, jazz musician on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper) on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Romberg/Hanley/Atteridge/Smith' musical premieres in NYC in the year 1916.  

Feb 18   Betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator in the year 1916.  

Feb 19   Eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns) on this day in history.  

Feb 19   In the year 1916 ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78  

Feb 20   On this day in history jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners)  

Feb 20   Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71 in the year 1916.  

Feb 21   Battle of Verdun in WW I begins (1 million casualties) on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1916 the Battle of Verdun (France) begins during WWI.  

Feb 23   Congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1916 french artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun  

Feb 23   On this day in history george Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Feb 23   George Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1916.  

Feb 24   Gene Mitchell, museum director on this day in history.  

Feb 25   In the year 1916 german troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun  

Feb 25   On this day in history ian Wallace, British CEO  

Feb 26   Germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930 on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Mordecai Seter, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1916 mutual signs Charlie Chaplin to a film contract  

Feb 26   On this day in history russian troops conquer Kermansjah Persia  

Feb 28   Henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history sS Normanby.built in 1889 for the Ropner Company, the ship was mined and sunk off the Shipwash Lightship.  

Feb 29   Edward H J Keurvels, Flemish conductor/composer (Parisina), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1916 anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA)  

Mar 02   On this day in history elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72  

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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   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

Jan 14   On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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