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.