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Historical Events In 1916

Monday, 10 December 2018

Feb 13   James Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise) in the year 1916.  

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

Feb 14   Petko J Todorov, Bulgaria writer (Zmejova), dies at 36 in the year 1916.  

Feb 15   In the year 1916 nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer, dies at 73  

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

Feb 16   Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns) in the year 1916.  

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   The Battle of Verdun (France) begins during WWI on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin in the year 1916.  

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   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   Ian Wallace, British CEO on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930 on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history mordecai Seter, composer  

Feb 26   In the year 1916 mutual signs Charlie Chaplin to a film contract  

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

Mar 01   Germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic in the year 1916.  

Mar 02   Anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA) on this day in history.  

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   Antonio Estevez, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born in the year 1916.  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

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

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   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1916 anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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