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Historical Events In 1916

Saturday, 18 January 2020

May 06   In the year 1916 belgian troop march into Kigali, German East-Africa  

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

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   In the year 1916 german munitions bunker in Fort Douaumont explodes  

May 08   Gordon Scarrott, engineer in the year 1916.  

May 09   In the year 1916 bernard William George Rose, composer/organist  

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

May 10   On this day in history 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 in the year 1916.  

May 11   In the year 1916 c J Cela, writer  

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   On this day in history ellis Bonoff Kohs, composer  

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

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

May 15   In the year 1916 asiago Italy falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front  

May 15   In the year 1916 bill Williams, Bkln NY, actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels)  

May 16   41st Preakness: Linus McAtee aboard Damrosch wins in 1:54.8 on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1916 adriana Caselotti, cartoon voice  

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

May 17   In the year 1916 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   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   Codell KS hit by tornado (also on same date in 1917 & 1918) on this day in history.  

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

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   Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue) was born in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1916 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 in the year 1916.  

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   Philip Bezanson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 in the year 1916.  

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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