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Historical Events In 1916

Saturday, 20 April 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   In the year 1916 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   William Ballard Doggett, jazz musician in the year 1916.  

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   Betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 20   In the year 1916 jackie Gleason, Bkln NY, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners)  

Feb 20   Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin  

Feb 23   In the year 1916 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   George Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1916.  

Feb 24   Gene Mitchell, museum director in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930  

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 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   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   In the year 1916 germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic  

Mar 02   In the year 1916 anne Vondeling, Dutch politician (PvdA)  

Mar 02   In the year 1916 elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72  

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Famous Birthdays In 1916

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of philip Bezanson, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831) died in the year 1916.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

Jan 14   On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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