Historical Events In 1916
Monday, 13 July 2020
Feb 13 James Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise) on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1916 edward Platt, Staten Island NY, actor (Chief-Get Smart)
Feb 14 Petko J Todorov, Bulgaria writer (Zmejova), dies at 36 in the year 1916.
Feb 15 Nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 Russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia in the year 1916.
Feb 16 On this day in history william Ballard Doggett, jazz musician
Feb 17 Don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper) on this day in history.
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 Eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns) in the year 1916.
Feb 19 Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1916 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 on this day in history.
Feb 23 George Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972) in the year 1916.
Feb 23 George Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Feb 24 Gene Mitchell, museum director on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history german troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun
Feb 25 In the year 1916 ian Wallace, British CEO
Feb 26 In the year 1916 germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930
Feb 26 In the year 1916 mordecai Seter, composer
Feb 26 Mutual signs Charlie Chaplin to a film contract in the year 1916.
Feb 26 Russian troops conquer Kermansjah Persia in the year 1916.
Feb 28 Henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72 in the year 1916.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 01 Germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic in the year 1916.
Mar 02 On this day in history anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA)
Mar 02 In the year 1916 elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72