Historical Events In 1916
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Feb 13 James Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise) on this day in history.
Feb 14 On this day in history edward Platt, Staten Island NY, actor (Chief-Get Smart)
Feb 14 In the year 1916 petko J Todorov, Bulgaria writer (Zmejova), dies at 36
Feb 15 Nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Feb 15 On this day in history nY Yankees buy Frank "Home Run" Baker from the Athletics for $37,500
Feb 16 In the year 1916 jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79
Feb 16 In the year 1916 russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia
Feb 16 William Ballard Doggett, jazz musician in the year 1916.
Feb 17 Don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper) in the year 1916.
Feb 17 Romberg/Hanley/Atteridge/Smith' musical premieres in NYC in the year 1916.
Feb 18 On this day in history betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator
Feb 19 Eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns) on this day in history.
Feb 19 On this day in history ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78
Feb 20 Jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners) on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71
Feb 21 Battle of Verdun in WW I begins (1 million casualties) in the year 1916.
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 On this day in history french artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun
Feb 23 George Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972) in the year 1916.
Feb 23 In the year 1916 george Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71
Feb 24 On this day in history gene Mitchell, museum director
Feb 25 German troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun on this day in history.
Feb 25 In the year 1916 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 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1916 germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic
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