Historical Events In 1916
Saturday, 21 May 2022
Feb 13 In the year 1916 james Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)
Feb 14 Edward Platt, Staten Island NY, actor (Chief-Get Smart) in the year 1916.
Feb 14 In the year 1916 petko J Todorov, Bulgaria writer (Zmejova), dies at 36
Feb 15 On this day in history nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer, dies at 73
Feb 15 NY Yankees buy Frank "Home Run" Baker from the Athletics for $37,500 on this day in history.
Feb 16 On this day in history jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79
Feb 16 On this day in history russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia
Feb 16 On this day in history william Ballard Doggett, jazz musician
Feb 17 In the year 1916 don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper)
Feb 17 On this day in history romberg/Hanley/Atteridge/Smith' musical premieres in NYC
Feb 18 On this day in history betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator
Feb 19 In the year 1916 eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns)
Feb 19 Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78 in the year 1916.
Feb 20 Jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners) in the year 1916.
Feb 20 In the year 1916 klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71
Feb 21 In the year 1916 battle of Verdun in WW I begins (1 million casualties)
Feb 21 The Battle of Verdun (France) begins during WWI in the year 1916.
Feb 23 Congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin on this day in history.
Feb 23 French artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1916 george Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972)
Feb 23 In the year 1916 george Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71
Feb 24 Gene Mitchell, museum director in the year 1916.
Feb 25 In the year 1916 german troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun
Feb 25 Ian Wallace, British CEO on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1916 germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930
Feb 26 Mordecai Seter, composer in the year 1916.
Feb 26 On this day in history 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 In the year 1916 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 in the year 1916.
Mar 01 On this day in history germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic
Mar 02 On this day in history anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA)
Mar 02 Elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72 in the year 1916.