Historical Events In 1916
Thursday, 20 June 2019
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 In the year 1916 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 In the year 1916 jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79
Feb 16 In the year 1916 russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia
Feb 16 William Ballard Doggett, jazz musician on this day in history.
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 Betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator in the year 1916.
Feb 19 On this day in history eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns)
Feb 19 On this day in history ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78
Feb 20 Jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners) in the year 1916.
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 The Battle of Verdun (France) begins during WWI in the year 1916.
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 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 in the year 1916.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72
Feb 28 SS Normanby.built in 1889 for the Ropner Company, the ship was mined and sunk off the Shipwash Lightship on this day in history.
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 Anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA) on this day in history.
Mar 02 Elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72 on this day in history.