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Historical Events In 1916

Thursday, 20 February 2020

May 06   Belgian troop march into Kigali, German East-Africa on this day in history.  

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   German munitions bunker in Fort Douaumont explodes in the year 1916.  

May 08   On this day in history gordon Scarrott, engineer  

May 09   On this day in history bernard William George Rose, composer/organist  

May 09   British-France Sykes-Picot meet over division of Turkey on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1916 disastrous fire in Ellendale ND  

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

May 10   Historic Shipport Museum opens in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1916 c J Cela, writer  

May 11   In the year 1916 einstein's Theory of General Relativity presented  

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

May 12   In the year 1916 ellis Bonoff Kohs, composer  

May 13   In the year 1916 1st observance of Indian (Native American) Day  

May 13   42nd Kentucky Derby Johnny Loftus aboard George Smith wins in 2 04 in the year 1916.  

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

May 13   In the year 1916 sholem Aleichem, yiddish writer (Fiddler on the Roof), dies  

May 13   On this day in history the first observance of Indian (Native American) Day  

May 15   On this day in history asiago Italy falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front  

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   In the year 1916 british Summer Time (Daylight Savings), first introduced  

May 17   Cornelis A Eman, Aruban politician on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1916 gervais Bernard Gaston Salvayre, composer, dies at 68  

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

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

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

May 20   Cornelie Coposu, politician on this day in history.  

May 20   Saturday Evening Post cover features Norman Rockwell painting in the year 1916.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1916

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1916 birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

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

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

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1916 birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

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   In the year 1916 death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

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

Jan 14   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73 in the year 1916.  

Jan 15   In the year 1916 death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

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   On this day in history edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   In the year 1916 anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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