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Historical Events In 1916

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Feb 13   In the year 1916 james Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)  

Feb 14   Edward Platt, Staten Island NY, actor (Chief-Get Smart) in the year 1916.  

Feb 14   In the year 1916 petko J Todorov, Bulgaria writer (Zmejova), dies at 36  

Feb 15   On this day in history nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer, dies at 73  

Feb 15   NY Yankees buy Frank "Home Run" Baker from the Athletics for $37,500 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history william Ballard Doggett, jazz musician  

Feb 17   In the year 1916 don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper)  

Feb 17   On this day in history 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) in the year 1916.  

Feb 20   In the year 1916 klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71  

Feb 21   In the year 1916 battle of Verdun in WW I begins (1 million casualties)  

Feb 21   The Battle of Verdun (France) begins during WWI in the year 1916.  

Feb 23   Congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin on this day in history.  

Feb 23   French artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1916 george Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Feb 23   In the year 1916 george Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71  

Feb 24   Gene Mitchell, museum director in the year 1916.  

Feb 25   In the year 1916 german troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun  

Feb 25   Ian Wallace, British CEO on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1916 germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930  

Feb 26   Mordecai Seter, composer in the year 1916.  

Feb 26   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1916.  

Mar 01   On this day in history germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic  

Mar 02   On this day in history anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA)  

Mar 02   Elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72 in the year 1916.  

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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   On this day in history birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1916 death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   In the year 1916 arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1916 edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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