Historical Events In 1916
Friday, 22 November 2019
Feb 13 James Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1916 nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer, dies at 73
Feb 15 In the year 1916 nY Yankees buy Frank "Home Run" Baker from the Athletics for $37,500
Feb 16 On this day in history jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79
Feb 16 On this day in history russian troops conquer Erzurum Armenia
Feb 16 William Ballard Doggett, jazz musician on this day in history.
Feb 17 In the year 1916 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 On this day in history betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator
Feb 19 In the year 1916 eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns)
Feb 19 Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78 in the year 1916.
Feb 20 Jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners) on this day in history.
Feb 20 Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71 in the year 1916.
Feb 21 On this day in history battle of Verdun in WW I begins (1 million casualties)
Feb 21 On this day in history the Battle of Verdun (France) begins during WWI.
Feb 23 In the year 1916 congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin
Feb 23 French artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun in the year 1916.
Feb 23 George Abel, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972) on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history george Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71
Feb 24 On this day in history gene Mitchell, museum director
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 Germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930 in the year 1916.
Feb 26 Mordecai Seter, composer in the year 1916.
Feb 26 In the year 1916 mutual signs Charlie Chaplin to a film contract
Feb 26 In the year 1916 russian troops conquer Kermansjah Persia
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 In the year 1916 edward H J Keurvels, Flemish conductor/composer (Parisina), dies at 62
Mar 01 In the year 1916 germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic
Mar 02 On this day in history anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA)
Mar 02 On this day in history elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72