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Historical Events In 1916

Sunday, 07 March 2021

May 06   On this day in history belgian troop march into Kigali, German East-Africa  

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   In the year 1916 bernard William George Rose, composer/organist  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

May 11   C J Cela, writer on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history einstein's Theory of General Relativity presented  

May 11   Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (s-effect), dies in the year 1916.  

May 12   Ellis Bonoff Kohs, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1916.  

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

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

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   On this day in history 41st Preakness: Linus McAtee aboard Damrosch wins in 1:54.8  

May 16   Adriana Caselotti, cartoon voice in the year 1916.  

May 17   British Summer Time (Daylight Savings), 1st introduced on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 18   On this day in history uS pilot Kiffin Rockwell shoots down German aircraft  

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

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

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born in the year 1916.  

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

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   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 in the year 1916.  

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

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

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1916 anton Simon, composer, dies at 65  

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