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Historical Events In 1916

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

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

Feb 14   On this day in history 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   Russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1916 william Ballard Doggett, jazz musician  

Feb 17   In the year 1916 don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper)  

Feb 17   Romberg/Hanley/Atteridge/Smith' musical premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns) in the year 1916.  

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

Feb 20   Jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners) in the year 1916.  

Feb 20   Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history battle of Verdun in WW I begins (1 million casualties)  

Feb 21   The Battle of Verdun (France) begins during WWI on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin in the year 1916.  

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

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   In the year 1916 gene Mitchell, museum director  

Feb 25   On this day in history german troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun  

Feb 25   Ian Wallace, British CEO on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930 in the year 1916.  

Feb 26   In the year 1916 mordecai Seter, composer  

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

Feb 26   Russian troops conquer Kermansjah Persia in the year 1916.  

Feb 28   In the year 1916 henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72  

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   Anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA) in the year 1916.  

Mar 02   Elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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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   Antonio Estevez, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born in the year 1916.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1916 death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1916 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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