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Historical Events In 1916

Saturday, 19 June 2021

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

May 08   Gordon Scarrott, engineer in the year 1916.  

May 09   Bernard William George Rose, composer/organist in the year 1916.  

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

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

May 10   In the year 1916 disastrous fire in Ellendale, ND  

May 10   Historic Shipport Museum opens in Amsterdam in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (s-effect), dies  

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

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

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

May 13   The first observance of Indian (Native American) Day in the year 1916.  

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

May 15   On this day in history bill Williams, Bkln NY, actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels)  

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

May 16   On this day in history adriana Caselotti, cartoon voice  

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

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

May 17   Cornelis A Eman, Aruban politician in the year 1916.  

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

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

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 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   On this day in history birth of antonio Estevez, composer  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

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   On this day in history birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

Jan 06   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

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

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