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Historical Events In 1916

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

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

May 06   On this day in history dirk Bos, Dutch MP (Liberal), dies at 53  

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 on this day in history.  

May 09   On this day in history bernard William George Rose, composer/organist  

May 09   On this day in history british-France Sykes-Picot meet over division of Turkey  

May 10   Disastrous fire in Ellendale ND in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history 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   Ellis Bonoff Kohs, composer in the year 1916.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 13   In the year 1916 42nd Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard George Smith wins in 2:04  

May 13   In the year 1916 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   In the year 1916 asiago Italy falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front  

May 15   Bill Williams, Bkln NY, actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels) on this day in history.  

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   Cornelis A Eman, Aruban politician on this day in history.  

May 17   Gervais Bernard Gaston Salvayre, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1916.  

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

May 19   On this day in history 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) in the year 1916.  

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

May 20   In the year 1916 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   In the year 1916 birth of earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue)  

Jan 03   Antonio Estevez, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)  

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   On this day in history death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

Jan 08   Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1916 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73  

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

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 in the year 1916.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history 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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