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Historical Events In 1916

Saturday, 20 April 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   In the year 1916 first ship-to-shore radio telephone voice conversation from USS New Hampshire off Virginia Capes to SECNAV Josephus Daniels in Washington, DC  

May 08   On this day in history german munitions bunker in Fort Douaumont explodes  

May 08   In the year 1916 gordon Scarrott, engineer  

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   On this day in history disastrous fire in Ellendale ND  

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

May 10   On this day in history historic Shipport Museum opens in Amsterdam  

May 11   In the year 1916 c J Cela, writer  

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

May 11   Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (s-effect), dies on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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) in the year 1916.  

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

May 16   Adriana Caselotti, cartoon voice on this day in history.  

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

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

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   US pilot Kiffin Rockwell shoots down German aircraft in the year 1916.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born in the year 1916.  

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   In the year 1916 birth of lionel Newman, American film music composer (d. 1989)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of philip Bezanson, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1916

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1916 death of grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1916 arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57  

Jan 22   In the year 1916 iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 29   Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1916.  

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

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