Historical Events In 1916
Friday, 14 May 2021
Feb 13 On this day in history james Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)
Feb 14 Edward Platt, Staten Island NY, actor (Chief-Get Smart) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1916 nY Yankees buy Frank "Home Run" Baker from the Athletics for $37,500
Feb 16 Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79 in the year 1916.
Feb 16 Russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia in the year 1916.
Feb 16 In the year 1916 william Ballard Doggett, jazz musician
Feb 17 On this day in history don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper)
Feb 17 In the year 1916 romberg/Hanley/Atteridge/Smith' musical premieres in NYC
Feb 18 Betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator in the year 1916.
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 On this day in history jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners)
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 In the year 1916 the Battle of Verdun (France) begins during WWI.
Feb 23 In the year 1916 congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin
Feb 23 French artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun in the year 1916.
Feb 23 In the year 1916 george Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972)
Feb 23 George Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Feb 24 Gene Mitchell, museum director in the year 1916.
Feb 25 German troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history ian Wallace, British CEO
Feb 26 On this day in history germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930
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 In the year 1916 russian troops conquer Kermansjah Persia
Feb 28 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Mar 02 Elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72 on this day in history.