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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  

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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   In the year 1916 birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born in the year 1916.  

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   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1916 death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

Jan 08   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1916 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   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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