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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.  

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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   Antonio Estevez, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1916.  

Jan 14   In the year 1916 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   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1916.  

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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