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Historical Events In 1916

Friday, 23 August 2019

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   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   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   In the year 1916 russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia  

Feb 16   In the year 1916 william Ballard Doggett, jazz musician  

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

Feb 19   Eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 20   On this day in history jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners)  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history george Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71  

Feb 24   Gene Mitchell, museum director on this day in history.  

Feb 25   German troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history ian Wallace, British CEO  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

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

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   In the year 1916 birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

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   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 in the year 1916.  

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   In the year 1916 iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1916.  

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