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Historical Events In 1916

Friday, 22 November 2019

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   On this day in history petko J Todorov, Bulgaria writer (Zmejova), dies at 36  

Feb 15   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79  

Feb 16   On this day in history russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia  

Feb 16   William Ballard Doggett, jazz musician on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator  

Feb 19   In the year 1916 eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns)  

Feb 19   Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78 in the year 1916.  

Feb 20   Jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners) on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71 in the year 1916.  

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

Feb 21   On this day in history 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   George Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972) on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history 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 in the year 1916.  

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   Mordecai Seter, composer in the year 1916.  

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   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   In the year 1916 edward H J Keurvels, Flemish conductor/composer (Parisina), dies at 62  

Mar 01   In the year 1916 germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic  

Mar 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1916 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   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died in the year 1916.  

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 in the year 1916.  

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history 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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