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Historical Events In 1916

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

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   German munitions bunker in Fort Douaumont explodes on this day in history.  

May 08   Gordon Scarrott, engineer on this day in history.  

May 09   Bernard William George Rose, composer/organist on this day in history.  

May 09   British-France Sykes-Picot meet over division of Turkey in the year 1916.  

May 10   On this day in history disastrous fire in Ellendale ND  

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

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

May 11   On this day in history c J Cela, writer  

May 11   Einstein's Theory of General Relativity presented in the year 1916.  

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

May 13   On this day in history 42nd Kentucky Derby Johnny Loftus aboard George Smith wins in 2 04  

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

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

May 17   In the year 1916 british Summer Time (Daylight Savings), 1st introduced  

May 17   In the year 1916 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   On this day in history escadrille Américaine (Lafayette) transfered to Verdun  

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) on this day in history.  

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

May 20   Cornelie Coposu, politician on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history 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   Earl Wrightson, Balt Md, singer (Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)  

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   Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 04   Lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989) was born on this day in history.  

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 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   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   Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1916.  

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Anton Simon, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1916.  

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