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Historical Events In 1916

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

May 21   On this day in history britain begins "Summer Time" (Daylight Savings Time)  

May 21   Harold Robbins, NYC, author (Moneychangers, Carpetbaggers, Betsy) on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1916 the birth of Harold Robbins, American novelist  

May 22   French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on this day in history.  

May 22   Gordon Binkerd, composer in the year 1916.  

May 23   In the year 1916 heavy battles at Fort Douaumont Verdun  

May 23   M Jean Francaix, composer in the year 1916.  

May 24   On this day in history conscription begins in Britain  

May 24   French driven out of Fort Douaumont after 500 killed or injured on this day in history.  

May 24   Last British-Indian contract workers arrive in Suriname on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1916 roden Cutler, Governor (New South Wales)  

May 24   In the year 1916 uS pilot William Thaw shoots down a German Fokker  

May 25   On this day in history jack Marsh, cricketer (Aboriginal bowler played for NSW 1900-03), dies  

May 25   In the year 1916 lou van Rees, Dutch impresario [or May 29]  

May 27   Groundbreaking begins on Hugh Grant Circle in Bronx in the year 1916.  

May 27   On this day in history groundbreaking begins on Hugh Grant Circle in the Bronx  

May 27   In the year 1916 joseph S Gallieni, General/military governor of Paris, dies  

May 27   Norman Griggs, VP (Building Society Association) in the year 1916.  

May 28   On this day in history c Wright Mills, US sociologist (Power Elite) [or Aug 28]  

May 29   Carl M Story, fiddler on this day in history.  

May 29   NY Giants win 17th consecutive road game on this day in history.  

May 29   Official flag of President of US adopted on this day in history.  

May 29   The US Presidential Flag is adopted on this day in history.  

May 29   In the year 1916 uS forces invade Dominican Republic, stay until 1924  

May 30   On this day in history joseph W Kennedy, scientist (1 of 4 discoverers of plutonium)  

May 31   Battle of Skagerrak British-German sea battle at Jutland (10,000 dead) in the year 1916.  

May 31   Battle of Skagerrak: Brit-German sea battle at Jutland (10,000 dead) on this day in history.  

May 31   In the year 1916 battle of Skagerrak: British-German sea battle at Jutland (10,000 dead)  

May 31   Bert Haanstra, Holten Netherlands, director (Fanfare) on this day in history.  

May 31   On this day in history british battle cruiser Invincible explodes, killing all but 6  

May 31   During WWI British & German fleets fight Battle of Jutland in the year 1916.  

May 31   Horace Hood, British spy (Battle of Jutland), dies in battle in the year 1916.  

Jun 01   In the year 1916 german attack on Fort Vaux, Verdun  

Jun 02   German troops under Lt Rackow take Fort Vaux 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1) was born in the year 1916.  

Jan 03   In the year 1916 birth of bernard Greenhouse, American cellist  

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

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

Jan 08   In the year 1916 death of ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)  

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

Jan 15   Modest Tchaikovsky, Russian writer (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Arnold Aletrino, Dut physician-criminologist (From Death), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

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