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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 07 August 2022

May 06   In the year 1916 belgian troop march into Kigali, German East-Africa  

May 06   Dirk Bos, Dutch MP (Liberal), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1916 first ship-to-shore radio telephone voice conversation from USS New Hampshire off Virginia Capes to SECNAV Josephus Daniels in Washington, DC  

May 08   In the year 1916 german munitions bunker in Fort Douaumont explodes  

May 08   Gordon Scarrott, engineer in the year 1916.  

May 09   Bernard William George Rose, composer/organist on this day in history.  

May 09   In the year 1916 british-France Sykes-Picot meet over division of Turkey  

May 10   On this day in history disastrous fire in Ellendale ND  

May 10   Disastrous fire in Ellendale, ND on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1916 historic Shipport Museum opens in Amsterdam  

May 11   On this day in history c J Cela, writer  

May 11   Einstein's Theory of General Relativity presented on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1916 karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (s-effect), dies  

May 12   On this day in history ellis Bonoff Kohs, composer  

May 13   On this day in history 1st observance of Indian (Native American) Day  

May 13   On this day in history 42nd Kentucky Derby Johnny Loftus aboard George Smith wins in 2 04  

May 13   42nd Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard George Smith wins in 2:04 on this day in history.  

May 13   Sholem Aleichem, yiddish writer (Fiddler on the Roof), dies in the year 1916.  

May 13   In the year 1916 the first observance of Indian (Native American) Day  

May 15   Asiago Italy falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front in the year 1916.  

May 15   Bill Williams, Bkln NY, actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels) in the year 1916.  

May 16   41st Preakness: Linus McAtee aboard Damrosch wins in 1:54.8 on this day in history.  

May 16   Adriana Caselotti, cartoon voice on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1916 british Summer Time (Daylight Savings), 1st introduced  

May 17   On this day in history british Summer Time (Daylight Savings), first introduced  

May 17   On this day in history cornelis A Eman, Aruban politician  

May 17   Gervais Bernard Gaston Salvayre, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1916.  

May 18   US pilot Kiffin Rockwell shoots down German aircraft in the year 1916.  

May 19   On this day in history escadrille Américaine (Lafayette) transfered to Verdun  

May 19   Escadrille Américaine (Lafayette) transfered to Verdun in the year 1916.  

May 20   Codell KS hit by tornado (also on same date in 1917 & 1918) on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1916 codell, Kansas hit by tornado (also on same date in 1917 & 1918)  

May 20   On this day in history cornelie Coposu, politician  

May 20   Saturday Evening Post cover features Norman Rockwell painting on this day in history.  

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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   Antonio Estevez, composer was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)  

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

Jan 06   Philip Bezanson, composer was born in the year 1916.  

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   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died in the year 1916.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

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