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Historical Events In 1916

Friday, 15 November 2019

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

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

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

May 10   In the year 1916 disastrous fire in Ellendale ND  

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

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

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

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

May 11   On this day in history karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (s-effect), dies  

May 12   In the year 1916 ellis Bonoff Kohs, composer  

May 13   On this day in history 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   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   Asiago Italy falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front in the year 1916.  

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

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 in the year 1916.  

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

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

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 in the year 1916.  

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

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

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

May 20   On this day in history cornelie Coposu, politician  

May 20   In the year 1916 saturday Evening Post cover features Norman Rockwell painting  

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

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

Jan 04   Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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