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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

May 06   Belgian troop march into Kigali, German East-Africa in the year 1916.  

May 06   Dirk Bos, Dutch MP (Liberal), dies at 53 in the year 1916.  

May 06   First ship-to-shore radio telephone voice conversation from USS New Hampshire off Virginia Capes to SECNAV Josephus Daniels in Washington, DC on this day in history.  

May 08   On this day in history german munitions bunker in Fort Douaumont explodes  

May 08   In the year 1916 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   In the year 1916 disastrous fire in Ellendale, ND  

May 10   On this day in history 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   Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (s-effect), dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 13   Sholem Aleichem, yiddish writer (Fiddler on the Roof), dies on this day in history.  

May 13   The first observance of Indian (Native American) Day on this day in history.  

May 15   Asiago Italy falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front on this day in history.  

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

May 16   In the year 1916 41st Preakness: Linus McAtee aboard Damrosch wins in 1:54.8  

May 16   In the year 1916 adriana Caselotti, cartoon voice  

May 17   British Summer Time (Daylight Savings), 1st introduced in the year 1916.  

May 17   British Summer Time (Daylight Savings), first introduced in the year 1916.  

May 17   In the year 1916 cornelis A Eman, Aruban politician  

May 17   On this day in history gervais Bernard Gaston Salvayre, composer, dies at 68  

May 18   In the year 1916 uS pilot Kiffin Rockwell shoots down German aircraft  

May 19   In the year 1916 escadrille Américaine (Lafayette) transfered to Verdun  

May 19   Escadrille Américaine (Lafayette) transfered to Verdun on this day in history.  

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

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

May 20   Cornelie Coposu, politician in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850)  

Jan 16   In the year 1916 arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

Jan 22   On this day in history iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   In the year 1916 edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 01   On this day in history anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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