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