Historical Events In 1916
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Feb 13 James Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise) in the year 1916.
Feb 14 On this day in history edward Platt, Staten Island NY, actor (Chief-Get Smart)
Feb 14 On this day in history petko J Todorov, Bulgaria writer (Zmejova), dies at 36
Feb 15 Nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1916.
Feb 15 NY Yankees buy Frank "Home Run" Baker from the Athletics for $37,500 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1916 william Ballard Doggett, jazz musician
Feb 17 In the year 1916 don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper)
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 Jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners) in the year 1916.
Feb 20 Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history battle of Verdun in WW I begins (1 million casualties)
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 In the year 1916 french artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun
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 In the year 1916 gene Mitchell, museum director
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 in the year 1916.
Feb 26 In the year 1916 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 In the year 1916 henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72
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 Anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA) in the year 1916.
Mar 02 Elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72 on this day in history.